The salary statistics of farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2014 and published in May 2015 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|90th Percentile Wage|| |
|75th Percentile Wage|| |
|50th Percentile Wage|| |
|25th Percentile Wage|| |
|10th Percentile Wage|| |
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers is $121,690. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $68,050. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34,170. Note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 256% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.
|Year||Average Annual Salary||Growth (%)|
Table 2 shows the salary trend for farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 12.02%. We note that in 2013 the average salary increased by 1.17%. We also note that the average annual wage had a sizable growth of 7.18% in 2012 and a sizable growth of 6.44% in 2011.
|Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers|| |
|Construction Managers|| |
|Education Administrators|| |
|Preschool and Childcare Center Education Administrators|| |
|Elementary and Secondary School Education Administrators|| |
|Postsecondary Education Administrators|| |
|Other Education Administrators|| |
The average salaries of farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers in 9 major industry sectors are shown in Table 4. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers occupations is the management of companies and enterprises sector with an annual salary $81,190. The lowest paying sector is the professional, scientific, and technical services sector (annual salary $31,230).
|Industry Sector||Median Annual Salary|
|Management of Companies and Enterprises|| |
|Wholesale Trade|| |
|Federal, State, and Local Government|| |
|Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting|| |
|Educational Services|| |
|Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation|| |
|Retail Trade|| |
|Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services|| |
From the above tables we note that not only farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $42,850 to $80,500. The highest paying state for farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers is Minnesota with a median annual salary of $80,500. The lowest paying state is Tennessee with a median annual salary of $42,850. For more salary information of farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.
|State Name||Median Annual Salary|
|New York|| |
|North Carolina|| |
|New Mexico|| |