Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

in Massachusetts

Plan, direct, or coordinate the management or operation of farms, ranches, greenhouses, aquacultural operations, nurseries, timber tracts, or other agricultural establishments. May hire, train, and 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, and financial and marketing activities. Excludes "First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers" (45-1011).

All Industry Projections for this Occupation

Title Employment Change Annual Average Openings Typical education needed for entry
2014 2024 Level Percent Total Growth Replace-
119013  Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers 4,660 5,038 378 8.11 % 117 38 79 High school diploma or equivalent 

Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
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