• Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers
  • Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources
  • Annual Median Wage
    $ 90,000
    $36,690 range bar $128,860
    Annual NC Wage Range
    Growth Rate
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    Very Slow Growing
  • Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers run establishments that produce crops, livestock, and dairy products.

What do they typically do

  • Supervise all steps of crop production or ranging, including planting, fertilizing, harvesting, and herding
  • Make decisions about crops or livestock by evaluating factors such as market conditions, disease, soil conditions, and the availability of federal programs
  • Choose and buy supplies, such as seed, fertilizer, and farm machinery
  • Maintain farming equipment
  • Maintain farm facilities, such as water pipes, fences, and animal shelters
  • Serve as the sales agent for crops, livestock, and dairy products
  • Record financial, tax, production, and employee information

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