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First-Line Supervisor of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Worker Salary Information

The salary statistics of first-line supervisors of farming, fishing, and forestry workers are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of first-line supervisors of farming, fishing, and forestry workers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The first-line supervisors of farming, fishing, and forestry workers annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. First-Line Supervisor of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Worker Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,570
25th Percentile Wage
$33,380
50th Percentile Wage
$45,320
75th Percentile Wage
$59,770
90th Percentile Wage
$76,270

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for first-line supervisors of farming, fishing, and forestry workers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) first-line supervisors of farming, fishing, and forestry workers is $76,270. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $45,320. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26,570. Notice that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 187% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of first-line supervisors of farming, fishing, and forestry workers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201645,320-0.04%3.66%
201545,3401.01%-
201444,8803.12%-
201343,480-0.41%-
201243,660--

Table 2. First-Line Supervisor of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Worker Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of first-line supervisors of farming, fishing, and forestry workers in 15 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for first-line supervisors of farming, fishing, and forestry workers occupations is the management of companies and enterprises sector with an annual salary $58,160. The lowest paying sector is the real estate and rental and leasing sector (annual salary $31,660).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$58,160
Transportation and Warehousing
$55,930
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$51,930
Federal, State, and Local Government
$50,940
Construction
$48,710
Manufacturing
$48,450
Educational Services
$47,830
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$47,250
Wholesale Trade
$46,810
Utilities
$46,670
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$44,920
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
$43,190
Retail Trade
$42,560
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$40,640
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$31,660

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers by States

From the above tables we note that not only first-line supervisors of farming, fishing, and forestry workers 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 first-line supervisors of farming, fishing, and forestry workers in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $33,720 to $59,870. The highest paying state for first-line supervisors of farming, fishing, and forestry workers is Oklahoma with a median annual salary of $59,870. The lowest paying state is Montana with a median annual salary of $33,720. For more salary information of first-line supervisors of farming, fishing, and forestry workers profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Oklahoma
$59,870
Iowa
$57,790
New York
$56,790
Maryland
$56,750
South Carolina
$55,540
Wisconsin
$54,820
Alabama
$54,260
Massachusetts
$53,890
North Dakota
$53,870
Ohio
$53,320
Delaware
$53,030
Pennsylvania
$52,710
Virginia
$52,380
Washington
$52,010
Hawaii
$50,760
Louisiana
$50,370
New Hampshire
$50,060
Oregon
$50,060
Minnesota
$50,050
Maine
$49,990
Nebraska
$49,900
Kansas
$49,250
Colorado
$49,250
North Carolina
$48,530
Arizona
$47,160
Utah
$47,030
Nevada
$46,970
Georgia
$46,100
Indiana
$45,830
Florida
$45,680
Missouri
$45,210
Kentucky
$44,180
Vermont
$43,810
South Dakota
$43,630
Texas
$43,470
Idaho
$41,700
West Virginia
$40,940
Connecticut
$39,930
Arkansas
$39,520
Tennessee
$39,470
Illinois
$38,860
Mississippi
$38,480
Michigan
$38,450
New Jersey
$38,420
California
$37,150
New Mexico
$34,080
Montana
$33,720


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