• Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers
  • Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources
  • Annual Median Wage
    $ 86,480
    $54,750 range bar $104,270
    Annual NC Wage Range
    Growth Rate
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    Slow Growing
  • Farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers run businesses that produce crops, livestock, and dairy products.

What do they typically do

  • Adapt duties to the seasons, weather conditions, or a crop's growing cycle
  • Supervise crop production and ranging process, including planting, fertilizing, harvesting, and herding
  • Keep financial, tax, production, and employee records
  • Repair farm machinery so it cultivates, harvests, and hauls crops
  • Serve as sales agent for livestock and crops
  • Select and buy supplies such as seed, fertilizers, and farm machinery
  • Maintain farm facilities such as water pipes, hoses, fences, and animal shelters
  • Decide how to raise crops or livestock, considering factors like federal program availability and soil conditions

Number of Jobs

Average Annual
Job Growth 0.0%
Job Opening 3,100

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Aquaculture Director, Farm Manager, Farm Operations Technical Director, Fish Hatchery Manager, Greenhouse Manager, Harvesting Manager, Hatchery Supervisor, Nursery Manager, Ranch Manager
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