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Highest Paying Industries for First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

The top 86 highest paying industries for first-line supervisors of farming, fishing, and forestry workers (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 in those industries are also shown. As shown in the table, with an average annual salary of $64,290, federal executive branch (oes designation) is the highest paying industry for first-line supervisors of farming, fishing, and forestry workers. It is followed by seafood product preparation and packaging industry (average annual salary $61,670). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in May 2015 [1]. For more information about salaries of first-line supervisors of farming, fishing, and forestry workers in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 86 Highest Paying Industries for First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

Industry Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
$64,290
30
2 Seafood Product Preparation and Packaging
$61,670
30
3 Animal Food Manufacturing
$59,290
50
4 Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$57,690
90
5 Scientific Research and Development Services
$57,690
90
6 Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$56,720
180
7 Management of Companies and Enterprises
$55,670
150
8 Sawmills and Wood Preservation
$55,590
210
9 Wood Product Manufacturing
$55,080
260
10 Fruit and Vegetable Preserving and Specialty Food Manufacturing
$54,520
160
11 Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries
$54,080
60
12 Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations
$54,040
30
13 Logging
$53,970
2,390
14 Forestry and Logging
$53,970
2,390
15 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$53,290
60
16 Food Manufacturing
$53,020
470
17 Oil and Gas Extraction
$52,570
n/a
18 Mining
$52,430
n/a
19 Other Food Manufacturing
$52,410
30
20 Local government, including schools and hospitals
$51,730
380
21 Other Amusement and Recreation Industries
$51,540
n/a
22 Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$51,500
360
23 Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$51,400
140
24 Accommodation
$50,880
50
25 Accommodation and Food Services
$50,880
50
26 Warehousing and Storage
$50,770
60
27 Transportation and Warehousing
$49,870
100
28 Manufacturing
$49,850
1,320
29 Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$49,080
2,020
30 Federal, State, and Local Government
$49,080
2,020
31 Support Activities for Transportation
$48,870
30
32 Dairy Product Manufacturing
$48,860
30
33 Other Wood Product Manufacturing
$48,790
40
34 Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
$48,780
60
35 Specialty Food Stores
$48,570
120
36 Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$48,430
2,340
37 State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$48,350
1,630
38 Construction
$48,280
50
39 Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$47,550
50
40 State government, including schools and hospitals
$47,460
1,930
41 Educational Services - Privately owned
$47,450
100
42 Administrative and Support Services
$47,350
280
43 Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$46,880
290
44 Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations
$46,870
130
45 Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$46,870
130
46 Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$46,400
360
47 Animal Slaughtering and Processing
$46,120
150
48 Educational Services
$46,110
410
49 Food and Beverage Stores
$46,100
180
50 Landscaping Services
$46,070
160
51 Services to Buildings and Dwellings
$46,070
160
52 Lessors of Real Estate
$45,520
60
53 Real Estate
$45,520
60
54 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$45,490
300
55 Educational Services - State government owned
$45,470
300
56 Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$45,390
1,050
57 Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$45,310
40
58 Miscellaneous Store Retailers
$45,070
70
59 Utilities
$44,900
60
60 Social Advocacy Organizations
$44,600
100
61 Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$44,590
1,970
62 Wholesale Trade
$44,090
2,150
63 Farm Product Raw Material Merchant Wholesalers
$43,930
590
64 Water, Sewage and Other Systems
$43,540
50
65 Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$43,530
80
66 Beverage Manufacturing
$43,500
560
67 Beverage and Tobacco Product Manufacturing
$43,500
560
68 Nonstore Retailers
$43,330
50
69 Grocery and Related Product Merchant Wholesalers
$43,190
330
70 Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses
$43,170
30
71 Support Activities for Animal Production
$42,850
990
72 Temporary Help Services
$42,780
40
73 Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
$42,700
10,390
74 Health and Personal Care Stores
$42,500
40
75 Retail Trade
$42,060
810
76 Grocery Stores
$42,040
60
77 Employment Services
$40,870
60
78 Support Activities for Agriculture and Forestry
$39,420
8,000
79 Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers
$39,180
470
80 Lawn and Garden Equipment and Supplies Stores
$39,010
470
81 Support Activities for Crop Production
$38,960
7,010
82 Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$37,470
170
83 Health Care and Social Assistance
$37,080
n/a
84 Social Assistance
$36,070
n/a
85 Vocational Rehabilitation Services
$35,950
n/a
86 Florists
$34,560
30
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