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Farm and Ranch Managers

Job Information

Plan, direct, or coordinate the management or operation of farms, ranches, greenhouses, aquacultural operations, nurseries, timber tracts, or other agricultural establishments. May hire, train, or supervise farm workers or contract for services to carry out the day-to-day activities of the managed operation. May engage in or supervise planting, cultivating, harvesting, financial, or marketing activities.


  • Modern farming requires knowledge of new developments in agriculture, often gained through growing up on a farm or through postsecondary education.
  • Overall employment is projected to decline because of increasing productivity and consolidation of farms.
  • Small-scale, local farming, particularly horticulture and organic farming, offer the best opportunities for entering the occupation.


Personality I'm good with people
Salary $64,660/yr ($32.33/hr)
Job Outlook Bright
Education Bachelors