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Top Executive Salary in Sector of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting

The salary statistics of top executives in the industry sector of agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare top executive salaries in different industries within the agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting sector.

Average Annual Salary of Top Executives

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$38,140
25th Percentile Wage
$55,920
50th Percentile Wage
$82,930
75th Percentile Wage
$129,660
90th Percentile Wage
$207,380

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for top executives in the industry sector of agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) top executives is $207,380. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $82,930. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid top executives is $38,140.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of top executives in the industry sector of agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201682,9302.40%0.98%
201580,940-8.90%-
201488,1406.47%-
201382,4400.39%-
201282,120--

Compare Top Executive Salary in Different Industries within the Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Sector

The average salaries of top executives in five industries in the agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for top executive occupations is the support activities for crop production industry with an annual salary $89,330. The lowest paying industry is the support activities for animal production industry (annual salary $73,210). For detailed top executive salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Support Activities for Crop Production
$89,330
Support Activities for Agriculture and Forestry
$86,200
Forestry and Logging
$74,430
Logging
$74,430
Support Activities for Animal Production
$73,210

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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