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Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

Industry Areas

  • Support Activities for Crop Production
  • Management of Companies and Enterprises
  • Support Activities for Animal Production

Overall Kind of Work*

Farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers run establishments that produce crops, livestock, and dairy products.DutiesFarmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers typically do the fol...

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Work Environment*

Civilian

Farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers held about 930,600 jobs in 2012. About 73 percent were self-employed. The rest were wage and salary agricultural managers.Farmers, ranchers, and o...

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Workweek Breakdown

The hours worked per week by people currently pursuing this career.

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  • 17.51% (0-20 Hours)
  • 10.63% (21-34 Hours)
  • 3.06% (35-39 Hours)
  • 28.58% (40 Hours)
  • 3.97% (41-49 Hours)
  • 36.24% (Over 50 Hours)

This data also pertains to Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

Type of Work

The level of day-to-day involvement with data, people or things.

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Skills at a Glance

The levels of different skills helpful in this career.

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Workplace at a Glance

The level of different environmental factors you would experience on the job.

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Business Breakdown

The different sectors people in this career currently work in.

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  • 16.86% (Private For-Profit)
  • 0.60% (Private Not For-Profit)
  • 0.53% (State and Local Govt)
  • 0.08% (Federal Government)
  • 81.93% (Self-Employed)
*Did You know, Overall Kind of Work, and Work Environment relate to Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers, which includes Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers; Nursery and Greenhouse Managers; Farm and Ranch Managers; Aquacultural Managers.
Data supplied by Bureau of Labor Statistics, National Center of Education Statistics, Defense Manpower Data Center. (View our update schedule). Contact any business, college or military service branch to answer additional questions.