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

The average annual and hourly salaries for farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers in the state of Wisconsin are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers among Wisconsin metropolitan areas 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 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$117,420
75th Percentile Wage
$95,970
50th Percentile Wage
$72,300
25th Percentile Wage
$51,450
10th Percentile Wage
$37,330

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $117,420. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $72,300. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $37,330.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$56.45
75th Percentile Wage
$46.14
50th Percentile Wage
$34.76
25th Percentile Wage
$24.74
10th Percentile Wage
$17.95

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $56.45. The median hourly salary is $34.76. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $17.95.

Table 3. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $72,300 -6.79%
2013 $77,570 2.42%
2012 $75,740 11.20%
2011 $68,110 2.18%
2010 $66,660 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers in state of Wisconsin from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 8.46%. We note that in 2013 the average salary increased by 2.42%. We also note that the average annual wage had a sizable growth of 11.20% in the year 2012 and a moderate increase of 2.18% in 2011.

Table 4. Average Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Manager Wage in Wisconsin vs. Related Jobs

Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Manager Salary by State

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