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Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations&

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Total Workforce
993,542
Average Age
39.6
Estimated Job Growth
-0.3%
10-Year Projection
Average Salary
$24,709
Average Male Salary
$26,914
Average Female Salary
$17,781

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations and on wages and locations for those in the field. Farming is the industry that employs the most Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations, by average wage, is Forestry except logging. Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations are paid most in Lakeville, Hastings, Rosemount & Farmington Cities PUMA, MN but are relatively concentrated in Tulare County (Outside Visalia, Tulare & Porterville Cities) PUMA, CA.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations in the US. The average age of male Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations in the workforce is 39.6 and of female Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations is 39.6, and the most common race/ethnicity for Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations is White.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations is Agriculture but a relatively high number of Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations hold a major in Cultural & Gender Studies.

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations need many skills, but most especially Monitoring, Coordination, and Active Listening. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations need more than the average amount of Repairing, Equipment Maintenance, and Equipment Selection.

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Growth Projections

Projections on wages and job growth for Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 7.4%, but Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations are expected to see a growth of -0.3% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow slower than the national average.

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