Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Manager Salary Information in Illinois

The average annual and hourly salaries for farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers in the state of Illinois are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers among Illinois cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers in Illinois

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,700
25th Percentile Wage
$41,530
50th Percentile Wage
$61,960
75th Percentile Wage
$88,510
90th Percentile Wage
$112,800

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers in Illinois in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $112,800. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $61,960. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33,700.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$61,960
-7.92% -2.99%
2016
$66,870
-1.59% -
2015
$67,930
-2.43% -
2014
$69,580
6.86% -
2013
$64,810
1.54% -
2012
$63,810
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers in Illinois Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers in some Illinois cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers in state of Illinois ranges from $55,550 to $102,790. The highest paying area for farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers in Illinois is Champaign-Urbana with a median annual salary of $102,790. The second highest paying city/area in Illinois State is West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $77,870). The lowest paying area is Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area) with a median annual salary of $55,550.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Champaign-Urbana
$102,790
West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$77,870
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division)
$57,590
East Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$57,050
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area)
$55,550




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