Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Manager Salary in Sector of Manufacturing

The salary statistics of farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers in the industry sector of manufacturing are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural manager salaries in different industries within the manufacturing sector.

Average Annual Salary of Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$42,460
25th Percentile Wage
$56,680
50th Percentile Wage
$73,010
75th Percentile Wage
$97,080
90th Percentile Wage
$122,280

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers in the industry sector of manufacturing. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers is $122,280. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $73,010. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers is $42,460.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers in the industry sector of manufacturing from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201673,0106.70%-10.26%
201568,120-15.25%-
201478,510-2.13%-
201380,180-0.40%-
201280,500--

Compare Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Manager Salary in Different Industries within the Manufacturing Sector

The average salaries of farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers in four industries in the manufacturing sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural manager occupations is the beverage and tobacco product manufacturing industry with an annual salary $97,200. The lowest paying industry is the animal food manufacturing industry (annual salary $70,560). For detailed farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural manager salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Beverage and Tobacco Product Manufacturing
$97,200
Beverage Manufacturing
$97,200
Food Manufacturing
$71,730
Animal Food Manufacturing
$70,560

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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