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Farmers, Ranchers, and Agricultural Managers in Illinois

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1.0% Jobs Projection
$60,090 Median Salary
4,390 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Farmers, Ranchers, and Agricultural Managers in Illinois are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Farmers, Ranchers, and Agricultural Managers in Illinois is growing slower than average.

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

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

In 2018, there were 240 Farmers, Ranchers, and Agricultural Managers working in the state.

There were 230 Farmers, Ranchers, and Agricultural Managers employed in this state in 2017.

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

Farmers, Ranchers, and Agricultural Managers in IL Employment Trend

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

Farmers, Ranchers, and Agricultural Managers in IL vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Illinois

Jobs for Farmers, Ranchers, and Agricultural Managers in this state are growing at a rate of 1.0% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of -0.8%.

Job Projections for Farmers, Ranchers, and Agricultural Managers: Nation vs. IL

Illinois Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 4,390 annual Farmers, Ranchers, and Agricultural Managers job openings in Illinois, and 59,430 total jobs in the year 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 Illinois?

In 2018 wages for Farmers, Ranchers, and Agricultural Managers ranged from $36,140 to $109,590 with $60,090 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $17.37 to $52.69. The median hourly rate was $28.89.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $29.79 an hour.

The hourly rate declined by $0.90.

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

Farmers, Ranchers, and Agricultural Managers Earnings: IL vs. National Average

Top Illinois Metros for Farmers, Ranchers, and Agricultural Managers

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Farmers, Ranchers, and Agricultural Managers.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 80 $55,170
Champaign-Urbana, IL 40 $84,320

Top States for Farmers, Ranchers, and Agricultural Managers Employment

The table below shows the states 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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