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

The top 66 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 Napa, California (average annual salary $130,780). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [1]. For more salary information of farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 66 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 Napa, California
$130,780
60
3 Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa
$129,180
n/a
4 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, California
$122,450
40
5 Stockton, California
$117,620
30
6 Champaign-Urbana, Illinois
$102,790
40
7 Salinas, California
$97,480
60
8 South Florida nonmetropolitan area, Florida
$95,600
30
9 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$93,330
50
10 Fresno, California
$93,020
130
11 Sebastian-Vero Beach, Florida
$91,560
50
12 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$90,260
n/a
13 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$90,020
60
14 Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky
$89,090
70
15 Columbus, Ohio
$84,780
40
16 Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area, North Carolina
$83,990
n/a
17 Yakima, Washington
$83,760
40
18 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$82,020
60
19 Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, Washington
$78,170
40
20 West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area, Illinois
$77,870
n/a
21 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, Arizona
$77,590
30
22 New York-Jersey City-White Plains, USA
$77,320
40
23 Merced, California
$75,630
n/a
24 North Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area, Oregon
$73,920
n/a
25 Cedar Rapids, Iowa
$73,020
40
26 Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area, Iowa
$72,750
30
27 Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area, Iowa
$72,140
n/a
28 Boise City-Nampa, Idaho
$71,350
40
29 Lansing-East Lansing, Michigan
$70,840
40
30 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, Florida
$70,740
n/a
31 Jonesboro, Arkansas
$69,710
n/a
32 San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, California
$68,570
70
33 Southeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area, Nebraska
$66,670
n/a
34 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$65,570
n/a
35 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$65,380
50
36 Bakersfield-Delano, California
$64,710
80
37 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, USA
$64,670
70
38 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, California
$63,350
40
39 Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, USA
$62,820
40
40 Salem, Oregon
$61,970
60
41 North Idaho nonmetropolitan area, Idaho
$61,170
40
42 Omaha-Council Bluffs, Nebraska
$61,050
n/a
43 Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area, Oregon
$60,020
40
44 Visalia-Porterville, California
$58,490
100
45 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$57,590
40
46 East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area, Illinois
$57,050
n/a
47 Central Washington nonmetropolitan area, Washington
$55,940
30
48 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$55,550
70
49 Waterloo-Cedar Falls, Iowa
$55,390
n/a
50 Southwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area, Iowa
$55,130
n/a
51 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
$54,960
40
52 Southcentral Idaho nonmetropolitan area, Idaho
$53,160
40
53 Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area, Iowa
$51,440
30
54 Hanford-Corcoran, California
$50,610
40
55 Modesto, California
$49,780
n/a
56 Santa Cruz-Watsonville, California
$49,050
50
57 Kansas City, Missouri
$49,040
40
58 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$48,460
50
59 Yuma, Arizona
$48,080
60
60 St Louis, Missouri
$47,600
40
61 Lincoln, Nebraska
$44,500
n/a
62 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$42,670
40
63 Northwestern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area, Oklahoma
$39,070
40
64 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, California
$32,690
40
65 Tulsa, Oklahoma
$28,850
n/a
66 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$20,080
70
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