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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
$39,200
25th Percentile Wage
$54,050
50th Percentile Wage
$71,330
75th Percentile Wage
$88,360
90th Percentile Wage
$106,380

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 $106,380. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $71,330. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers is $39,200.

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 federal, state, and local government from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201671,3300.94%9.14%
201570,6602.75%-
201468,7202.20%-
201367,2103.57%-
201264,810--

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 $77,320. The lowest paying industry is the state government, including schools and hospitals industry (annual salary $61,820). 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
$77,320
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$77,210
Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$71,330
Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$67,430
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$64,540
State government, including schools and hospitals
$61,820

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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