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Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

General Information

Description

Directly supervise and coordinate the activities of agricultural, forestry, aquacultural, and related workers.

Business Breakdown

People in this career work in these sectors.

  1. Private, for profit75.82%
  2. Self-employed12.58%
  3. Federal government5.04%
  4. State and local government3.19%
  5. Private, not for profit2.88%

Workplace at a Glance

What you can expect to experience while on the job

  • Responsibility
  • Exposure to job hazards
  • Physical activity
  • Decision making
  • Repetitiveness
  • Level of competition
  • Time pressure
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Salary

Average Salary

Salary

$54,490

State-by-state Salary

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$73,800
$38,610
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Education & Interests

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • Bachelor's degree 32%
  • High school 31%
  • Post-secondary certificate 13%
  • Less than high school 9%
  • Some college 6%
  • Associate's degree 4%
  • Master's degree 2%
  • Doctoral degree 0%
  • Post baccalaureate 0%
  • Post-doctoral training 0%
  • Post-master's certificate 0%
  • First professional degree 0%

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PERSONALITY CHARACTERISTICS

You may find this career fulfilling if you consider yourself to be:

  • Enterprising — You have an interest in managing, negotiating and marketing, or leading and advising others.
  • Realistic — You have an interest in physically working with equipment, materials or structures.
  • Conventional — You have an interest in following procedures and regulations to organize information or data.

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Skills at a Glance

Skills helpful in this career

  • Verbal skills
  • Critical thinking & problem solving
  • Equipment operation & maintenance
  • Math & science skills
  • Technology design & control
  • Leadership

Knowledge

  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Administration and Management
  • Production and Processing
  • Mechanical
  • Education and Training

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