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Farmers, Ranchers, and Agricultural Managers in Virginia

Considering a career as a Farmers, Ranchers, Agricultural Manager in Virginia?

-2% Jobs Projection
$86,170 Median Salary
2,660 Job Openings

While jobs for Farmers, Ranchers, and Agricultural Managers in Virginia are decreasing, those who do work in these jobs get paid higher than average.

  • Employment for Farmers, Ranchers, and Agricultural Managers in Virginia is expected to decrease.

  • Farmers, Ranchers, and Agricultural Managers in Virginia earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Farmers, Ranchers, and Agricultural Managers Work in Virginia?

There were approximately 40 workers employed as Farmers, Ranchers, and Agricultural Managers in this state in 2018.

There were 30 Farmers, Ranchers, and Agricultural Managers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 10 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

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The typical state has 70 Farmers, Ranchers, and Agricultural Managers working in it, which means Virginia has fewer Farmers, Ranchers, and Agricultural Managers than average.

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Job Projections for Virginia

Jobs for Farmers, Ranchers, and Agricultural Managers in this state are declining at a rate of 1.9% which is a faster decline than the nationwide estimated projection of -0.8%.

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Virginia Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 2,660 annual job openings, and a total of 36,870 jobs for Virginia Farmers, Ranchers, and Agricultural Managers in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 74,300 annual jobs and 1,020,700 total jobs in 2026.

What do Farmers, Ranchers, and Agricultural Managers Make in Virginia?

In 2018 wages for Farmers, Ranchers, and Agricultural Managers ranged from $49,960 to $125,220 with $86,170 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $24.02 to $60.2. The median hourly rate was $41.43.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $40.02 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $1.41.

The median salary in Virginia is higher than the nationwide median salary.

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Top States for Farmers, Ranchers, and Agricultural Managers Employment

View the list below to see where most Farmers, Ranchers, and Agricultural Managers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 1,460 $78,940
Texas 400 $63,160
Illinois 240 $60,090
Idaho 220 $58,270
Washington 150 $79,880
Iowa 140 $70,220
Florida 120 $66,600
Nebraska 120 $55,790
Arizona 120 $57,690
Arkansas 110 $61,170
Oklahoma 110 $54,030
North Dakota 110 $0
Ohio 100 $72,070
Tennessee 100 $48,620
Michigan 80 $70,110
Massachusetts 70 $62,550
Missouri 70 $56,870
New York 60 $0
Kentucky 60 $73,110
Wisconsin 60 $60,520

Below are the states where Farmers, Ranchers, and Agricultural Managers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Minnesota $95,930
Pennsylvania $91,340
North Carolina $90,730
Virginia $86,170
Nevada $82,060
Washington $79,880
Wyoming $79,010
California $78,940
Georgia $75,450
South Carolina $73,740

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