Firstline supervisors of farming, fishing, & forestry workers

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2019 Workforce
47.4k
Average Age
45.1
Estimated Job Growth
−1.13%
10-year projection
Average Salary
$43,793
Average Male Salary
$46,513
Average Female Salary
$29,711

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Firstline supervisors of farming, fishing, & forestry workers are most often employed by the Farming industry. The average yearly wage for Firstline supervisors of farming, fishing, & forestry workers was $43,793 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Firstline supervisors of farming, fishing, & forestry workers by wage are Miscellaneous transportation workers, including bridge & lock tenders & traffic technicians, Model makers, patternmakers, & molding machine setters, metal & plastic, and Painting workers.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Firstline supervisors of farming, fishing, & forestry workers are Monterey (South & East) & San Benito Counties PUMA, CA. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Firstline supervisors of farming, fishing, & forestry workers are Monterey (South & East) & San Benito Counties PUMA, CA.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Firstline supervisors of farming, fishing, & forestry workers and on wages and locations for those in the field. Farming is the industry that employs the most Firstline supervisors of farming, fishing, & forestry workers, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Firstline supervisors of farming, fishing, & forestry workers, by average wage, is Logging. Firstline supervisors of farming, fishing, & forestry workers are paid most in Yuma City PUMA, AZ but are relatively concentrated in Monterey (South & East) & San Benito Counties PUMA, CA.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$43,793
AVERAGE SALARY
± $3,196

In 2019, Firstline supervisors of farming, fishing, & forestry workers earned an average of $43,793, $11,731 less than than the average national salary of $55,524.

Model makers, patternmakers, & molding machine setters, metal & plastic make somewhat more than Firstline supervisors of farming, fishing, & forestry workers while Miscellaneous transportation workers, including bridge & lock tenders & traffic technicians make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Firstline supervisors of farming, fishing, & forestry workers as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.306
WAGE GINI

In 2015, Firstline supervisors of farming, fishing, & forestry workers had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.306, which is lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Firstline supervisors of farming, fishing, & forestry workers (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

This map shows the Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States shaded by average annual wage for Firstline supervisors of farming, fishing, & forestry workers.

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Spatial Concentration

PUMAs with a Relatively High Concentration of Firstline supervisors of farming, fishing, & forestry workers

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Firstline supervisors of farming, fishing, & forestry workers.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Firstline supervisors of farming, fishing, & forestry workers, by number of employees, are Farming, Animal production & aquaculture, and Logging.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Firstline supervisors of farming, fishing, & forestry workers, by average wage, are Logging, Forestry except logging, and Fishing, hunting & trapping.

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Industries by Share

47.4k
2019 Workforce
± 5,346
−30.3%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 21.1%

The number of people employed as Firstline supervisors of farming, fishing, & forestry workers has been declining at a rate of −30.3%, from 68,080 people in 2018 to 47,427 people in 2019.

This graphic shows the share of Firstline supervisors of farming, fishing, & forestry workers employed by various industries. Farming employs the largest share of Firstline supervisors of farming, fishing, & forestry workers at  48.3%, followed by Animal production & aquaculture with 17.3% and Logging with 12.3%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Firstline supervisors of farming, fishing, & forestry workers in the US. The average age of male Firstline supervisors of farming, fishing, & forestry workers in the workforce is 46 and of female Firstline supervisors of farming, fishing, & forestry workers is 40.5, and the most common race/ethnicity for Firstline supervisors of farming, fishing, & forestry workers is White (Non-Hispanic).

Gender Composition

39.8k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 4,894
7.68k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 2,151

83.8% of Firstline supervisors of farming, fishing, & forestry workers are Male, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Firstline supervisors of farming, fishing, & forestry workers.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Firstline supervisors of farming, fishing, & forestry workers
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
  2. White (Hispanic)
  3. Other (Hispanic)

46.2% of Firstline supervisors of farming, fishing, & forestry workers are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 29.3% of Firstline supervisors of farming, fishing, & forestry workers, White (Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Firstline supervisors of farming, fishing, & forestry workers.

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Age by Gender

46
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 1.69
40.5
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 3.94

The median age of Firstline supervisors of farming, fishing, & forestry workers is 45.1, and Male employees are generally 5.5 years older than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Firstline supervisors of farming, fishing, & forestry workers from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Firstline supervisors of farming, fishing, & forestry workers is Agriculture but a relatively high number of Firstline supervisors of farming, fishing, & forestry workers hold a major in Natural Resources & Conservation.

Majors

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Firstline supervisors of farming, fishing, & forestry workers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Firstline supervisors of farming, fishing, & forestry workers need many skills, but most especially Monitoring, Active Listening, and Management of Personnel Resources. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Firstline supervisors of farming, fishing, & forestry workers need more than the average amount of Equipment Maintenance, Repairing, and Equipment Selection.

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Projections

Projections on job growth for First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The 10-year national workforce is projected to grow 3.71%, but First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers are expected to see a growth of −1.13% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow less than the national average.

Job Growth

For growth projections, the closest comparible industry reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics is First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers.
−1.13%
Estimated Job Growth
10-year Projection
3.71%
National Growth
10-year Projection

This line chart shows the projected 10-year growth in the number of jobs for First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers. This profession is expected to grow less than than 3.71%, the average rate of national job growth.

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