Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

4.5/10 job score
risk level
by 2031
or $35.12 hourly
as of 2021

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 27% (Start worrying)

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What do you think the risk of automation is?

How likely do you think this occupation will be taken over by robots/AI within the next 20 years?

How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers' job openings is expected to decline by -2.8% by 2031
'Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers' is expected to be a very slow growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.

What are the median wages for 'Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers' in the United States?

In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers' was $73,060, or $35.12 hourly
'Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers' are paid 59.7% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed as farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers?

As of 2021 there were 5,220 people employed as Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers within the United States.
This represents around 0.004% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 26 thousand people are employed as Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers.

Job description

Plan, direct, or coordinate the management or operation of farms, ranches, greenhouses, aquacultural operations, nurseries, timber tracts, or other agricultural establishments. May hire, train, and supervise farm workers or contract for services to carry out the day-to-day activities of the managed operation. May engage in or supervise planting, cultivating, harvesting, and financial and marketing activities.

SOC Code: 11-9013.00


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bill (No chance) says
old school family farms aren't going to drop all there help just because a machine can do it
May 18, 2021 at 02:59 PM
Alonso (No chance) says
Farmers are susceptible to the new hydrophobic farms
Feb 23, 2021 at 10:17 PM
Anonymous says
I think that the farmers and agricultural jobs will be done by robots only because nowadays in Japan they are practicing successfully the robot farming which means that farmers jobs would be vanished and out of 100 only 1 farmer will remain
Dec 12, 2020 at 04:11 PM
AA says
farmers will be replaced by AI because AI can glow plants.
Feb 25, 2020 at 07:12 PM

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