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Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Manager Salary in Sector of Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$42,130
25th Percentile Wage
$56,400
50th Percentile Wage
$77,190
75th Percentile Wage
$94,280
90th Percentile Wage
$111,520

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services. 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 $111,520. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $77,190. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers is $42,130.

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 professional, scientific, and technical services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201677,19049.64%-4.86%
201538,87019.66%-
201431,230-2.75%-
201332,090-152.23%-
201280,940--

Compare Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Manager Salary in Different Industries within the Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Sector

The average salaries of farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers in three industries in the professional, scientific, and technical services 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 professional, scientific, and technical services industry with an annual salary $77,190. The lowest paying industry is the research and development in the physical, engineering, and life sciences industry (annual salary $70,570). For detailed farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural manager salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$77,190
Scientific Research and Development Services
$70,570
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$70,570

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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