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Highest Paying Cities for Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

The top 25 highest paying cities for farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $132,770, North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California is the highest paying city for farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers. It is followed by Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa (average annual salary $129,180). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2017 [1]. For more salary information of farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 25 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$132,770
n/a
2 Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa
$129,180
n/a
3 South Florida nonmetropolitan area, Florida
$95,600
30
4 Bakersfield-Delano, California
$92,510
130
5 Napa, California
$86,590
80
6 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$86,160
40
7 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$81,420
70
8 Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky
$77,990
90
9 Yakima, Washington
$73,120
40
10 Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area, Iowa
$72,750
30
11 Salinas, California
$72,720
60
12 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, Florida
$70,740
n/a
13 Boise City-Nampa, Idaho
$70,400
40
14 San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, California
$69,960
70
15 Jonesboro, Arkansas
$69,710
n/a
16 Southeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area, Nebraska
$66,670
n/a
17 Visalia-Porterville, California
$65,310
100
18 Fresno, California
$63,530
160
19 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$60,410
70
20 Champaign-Urbana, Illinois
$59,910
n/a
21 Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area, Iowa
$55,130
n/a
22 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, California
$49,340
50
23 Yuma, Arizona
$48,080
60
24 Tulsa, Oklahoma
$28,850
n/a
25 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$20,080
70
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