Firstline supervisors of farming, fishing, & forestry workers

Detailed Occupation

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2020 Workforce
54.5k
Average Age
45.5
Estimated Job Growth
−1.13%
10-year projection
Average Salary
$47,959
Average Male Salary
$49,208
Average Female Salary
$41,404

About

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 $47,959 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Firstline supervisors of farming, fishing, & forestry workers by wage are Miscellaneous community & social service specialists, including health educators & community health workers, Librarians and media collections specialists, and Food service managers.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Firstline supervisors of farming, fishing, & forestry workers are Monterey (South & East) & San Benito Counties PUMA, CA, Sunnyside & Grandview Cities PUMA, WA, and Grant & Kittitas Counties PUMA, WA. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Firstline supervisors of farming, fishing, & forestry workers are Sunnyside & Grandview Cities PUMA, WA, Monterey (South & East) & San Benito Counties PUMA, CA, and Selma, Kerman & Coalinga Cities 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 Justice, public order, & safety activities . Firstline supervisors of farming, fishing, & forestry workers are paid most in Dodge City, Garden City & Liberal City PUMA, KS but are relatively concentrated in Sunnyside & Grandview Cities PUMA, WA.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$47,959
AVERAGE SALARY
± $3,959

In 2020, Firstline supervisors of farming, fishing, & forestry workers earned an average of $47,959, $7,995 less than than the average national salary of $55,954.

Miscellaneous community & social service specialists, including health educators & community health workers make somewhat more than Firstline supervisors of farming, fishing, & forestry workers while Food service managers 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

0.337
WAGE GINI

In 2015, Firstline supervisors of farming, fishing, & forestry workers had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.337, 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

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Highest Paying

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

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Industries by Share

54.5k
2020 Workforce
± 5,729
−4.29%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 15.4%

The number of people employed as Firstline supervisors of farming, fishing, & forestry workers has been declining at a rate of −4.29%, from 56,914 people in 2019 to 54,472 people in 2020.

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  47.6%, followed by Animal production & aquaculture with 18% and Logging with 11.5%.

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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 46.1 and of female Firstline supervisors of farming, fishing, & forestry workers is 42, and the most common race/ethnicity for Firstline supervisors of farming, fishing, & forestry workers is White (Non-Hispanic).

Composition by Sex

45.8k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 5,251
8.71k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 2,292

84% of Firstline supervisors of farming, fishing, & forestry workers are Male, making them the more common sex in the occupation. This chart shows the sex 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)

52.2% of Firstline supervisors of farming, fishing, & forestry workers are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 21.6% 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 Sex

46.1
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 1.55
42
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 3.38

The median age of Firstline supervisors of farming, fishing, & forestry workers is 45.5, and Male employees are generally 4.16 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 Agriculture.

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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