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Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Manager Salary in Sector of Federal, State, and Local Government

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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$43,270
25th Percentile Wage
$57,500
50th Percentile Wage
$71,860
75th Percentile Wage
$87,860
90th Percentile Wage
$105,820

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government. 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 $105,820. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $71,860. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers is $43,270.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$71,860
0.74% 9.81%
2016
$71,330
0.94% -
2015
$70,660
2.75% -
2014
$68,720
2.20% -
2013
$67,210
3.57% -
2012
$64,810
- -

Compare Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Manager Salary in Different Industries within the Federal, State, and Local Government Sector

The average salaries of farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers in six industries in the federal, state, and local government 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 local government, including schools and hospitals industry with an annual salary $78,590. The lowest paying industry is the state government, including schools and hospitals industry (annual salary $62,980). For detailed farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural manager salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Local government, including schools and hospitals
$78,590
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$78,550
Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$71,860
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$68,580
Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$67,380
State government, including schools and hospitals
$62,980

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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