Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2016

11-9013 Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

Plan, direct, or coordinate the management or operation of farms, ranches, greenhouses, aquacultural operations, nurseries, timber tracts, or other agricultural establishments. May hire, train, and supervise farm workers or contract for services to carry out the day-to-day activities of the managed operation. May engage in or supervise planting, cultivating, harvesting, and financial and marketing activities. Excludes "First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers" (45-1011).


National estimates for this occupation
Industry profile for this occupation
Geographic profile for this occupation

National estimates for this occupation: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this occupation:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
4,560 4.8 % $36.44 $75,790 2.5 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $16.84 $22.67 $31.91 $43.68 $60.61
Annual Wage (2) $35,020 $47,160 $66,360 $90,860 $126,070


Industry profile for this occupation: Top

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Support Activities for Crop Production 2,160 0.64 $37.70 $78,410
Support Activities for Animal Production 340 1.13 $33.64 $69,970
State Government (OES Designation) 220 0.01 $31.74 $66,010
Local Government (OES Designation) 210 0.00 $39.48 $82,130
Management of Companies and Enterprises 210 0.01 $38.37 $79,810

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Support Activities for Animal Production 340 1.13 $33.64 $69,970
Support Activities for Crop Production 2,160 0.64 $37.70 $78,410
Farm Product Raw Material Merchant Wholesalers 160 0.22 (8) (8)
Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers 150 0.05 $34.43 $71,610
Lawn and Garden Equipment and Supplies Stores 60 0.04 $29.55 $61,460

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Beverage Manufacturing 60 0.03 $49.46 $102,880
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services (8) (8) $43.37 $90,210
Fruit and Vegetable Preserving and Specialty Food Manufacturing 40 0.02 $42.34 $88,060
Local Government (OES Designation) 210 (7) $39.48 $82,130
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions 30 0.02 $39.00 $81,120


Geographic profile for this occupation: Top

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.





States with the highest employment level in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 1,240 0.08 2.39 $38.55 $80,170
Texas 340 0.03 0.88 $41.28 $85,860
Illinois 230 0.04 1.21 $33.27 $69,190
Iowa 210 0.13 4.12 $37.28 $77,540
Oregon 200 0.11 3.39 $26.10 $54,280




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Idaho 140 0.21 6.57 $35.39 $73,610
North Dakota 60 0.14 4.34 (8) (8)
Iowa 210 0.13 4.12 $37.28 $77,540
Oregon 200 0.11 3.39 $26.10 $54,280
Arkansas 130 0.11 3.41 $41.44 $86,200




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Florida 120 0.01 0.45 $50.97 $106,020
Nevada 30 0.02 0.73 $44.22 $91,970
Pennsylvania 40 0.01 0.20 $41.83 $87,000
Arkansas 130 0.11 3.41 $41.44 $86,200
Texas 340 0.03 0.88 $41.28 $85,860





Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Fresno, CA 160 0.45 14.00 $43.94 $91,400
Bakersfield, CA 130 0.45 13.80 $43.05 $89,540
Visalia-Porterville, CA 100 0.67 20.66 $35.79 $74,440
Lexington-Fayette, KY 90 0.33 10.10 $38.39 $79,860
Napa, CA 80 1.11 34.10 $56.47 $117,460
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 70 0.06 1.81 $15.83 $32,930
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA 70 0.59 18.13 $34.72 $72,210
Salem, OR 60 0.39 11.96 $29.38 $61,110
Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA 60 0.34 10.32 $35.12 $73,050
Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL 50 1.03 31.59 $54.12 $112,580




Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Napa, CA 80 1.11 34.10 $56.47 $117,460
Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL 50 1.03 31.59 $54.12 $112,580
Visalia-Porterville, CA 100 0.67 20.66 $35.79 $74,440
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA 70 0.59 18.13 $34.72 $72,210
Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA 40 0.47 14.50 $28.66 $59,620
Fresno, CA 160 0.45 14.00 $43.94 $91,400
Bakersfield, CA 130 0.45 13.80 $43.05 $89,540
Salem, OR 60 0.39 11.96 $29.38 $61,110
Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA 60 0.34 10.32 $35.12 $73,050
Lexington-Fayette, KY 90 0.33 10.10 $38.39 $79,860




Top paying metropolitan areas for this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Napa, CA 80 1.11 34.10 $56.47 $117,460
Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL 50 1.03 31.59 $54.12 $112,580
Boise City, ID 40 0.14 4.37 $48.42 $100,710
Santa Rosa, CA (8) (8) (8) $47.97 $99,770
Fresno, CA 160 0.45 14.00 $43.94 $91,400
Bakersfield, CA 130 0.45 13.80 $43.05 $89,540
Columbus, OH 40 0.04 1.19 $41.08 $85,460
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ (8) (8) (8) $38.76 $80,630
Lexington-Fayette, KY 90 0.33 10.10 $38.39 $79,860
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division (8) (8) (8) $37.45 $77,900

Nonmetropolitan areas with the highest employment in this occupation:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Northwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area 40 0.33 10.30 $21.70 $45,130

Nonmetropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Northwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area 40 0.33 10.30 $21.70 $45,130

Top paying nonmetropolitan areas for this occupation:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area (8) (8) (8) $39.92 $83,030
Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area (8) (8) (8) $32.88 $68,390
Northwest Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area 40 0.33 10.30 $21.70 $45,130


About May 2016 National, State, Metropolitan, and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

These estimates are calculated with data collected from employers in all industry sectors, all metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas, and all states and the District of Columbia. The top employment and wage figures are provided above. The complete list is available in the downloadable XLS files.

The percentile wage estimate is the value of a wage below which a certain percent of workers fall. The median wage is the 50th percentile wage estimate--50 percent of workers earn less than the median and 50 percent of workers earn more than the median. More about percentile wages.


(1) Estimates for detailed occupations do not sum to the totals because the totals include occupations not shown separately. Estimates do not include self-employed workers.

(2) Annual wages have been calculated by multiplying the hourly mean wage by a "year-round, full-time" hours figure of 2,080 hours; for those occupations where there is not an hourly wage published, the annual wage has been directly calculated from the reported survey data.

(3) The relative standard error (RSE) is a measure of the reliability of a survey statistic. The smaller the relative standard error, the more precise the estimate.

(7) The value is less than .005 percent of industry employment.

(8) Estimate not released.

(9) The location quotient is the ratio of the area concentration of occupational employment to the national average concentration. A location quotient greater than one indicates the occupation has a higher share of employment than average, and a location quotient less than one indicates the occupation is less prevalent in the area than average.


Other OES estimates and related information:

May 2016 National Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2016 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2016 Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2016 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2016 Occupation Profiles

Technical Notes

 

Last Modified Date: March 31, 2017