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45-1011.08 - First-Line Supervisors of Animal Husbandry and Animal Care Workers

Directly supervise and coordinate activities of animal husbandry or animal care workers.

Sample of reported job titles: Animal Care Supervisor, Animal Caretaker Supervisor, Cattle Manager, Dairy Farm Operations Manager, Dairy Manager, Farm Manager, Farm Supervisor, Feed Manager, Herdsman, Sow Farm Manager

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Tasks

  • Observe animals for signs of illness, injury, or unusual behavior, notifying veterinarians or managers as warranted. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Monitor animal care, maintenance, breeding, or packing and transfer activities to ensure work is done correctly. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Train workers in animal care procedures, maintenance duties, and safety precautions. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Treat animal illnesses or injuries, following experience or instructions of veterinarians. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Assign tasks such as feeding and treatment of animals, and cleaning and maintenance of animal quarters. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Perform the same animal care duties as subordinates. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Prepare reports concerning facility activities, employees' time records, and animal treatment. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Confer with managers to determine production requirements, conditions of equipment and supplies, and work schedules. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Study feed, weight, health, genetic, or milk production records to determine feed formulas and rations and breeding schedules. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Direct and assist workers in maintenance and repair of facilities. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Inspect buildings, fences, fields or ranges, supplies, and equipment to determine work to be performed. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Establish work schedules and procedures. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Transport or arrange for transport of animals, equipment, food, animal feed, and other supplies to and from work sites. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Plan budgets and arrange for purchase of animals, feed, or supplies. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Operate euthanasia equipment to destroy animals. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Recruit, hire, and pay workers. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Inseminate livestock artificially to produce desired offspring. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Investigate complaints of animal neglect or cruelty, and follow up on complaints appearing to require prosecution. See more occupations related to this task.

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Tools & Technology

Tools used in this occupation:

  • Agricultural tractors — Multipurpose tractors See more occupations related to this tool.
  • All terrain vehicles tracked or wheeled — Four wheel drive 4WD vehicles See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Animal husbandry equipment — Debeakers; Dehorners; Feed wagons; Tail dockers See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Animal shearing or clipping equipment — Clipping equipment; Shearing equipment See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Animal watering machines — Automatic watering devices See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Animal weighing scales — Electronic animal scales See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Blood collection syringes — Blood drawing syringes See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Bridles — Horse bridles See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Cargo trucks — Grain trucks See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Claw hammer — Claw hammers See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Conveyor screw — Feed conveyors See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Desktop computers See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Egg inspection or collecting equipment — Egg candlers; Egg grading machines; Egg washing machines See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Feed mixers — Automated feed batch mixers See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Fog or mist generators — Fumigators See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Hand sprayers — Handheld spray guns See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Incubators or brooders for poultry — Poultry incubators See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Light trucks or sport utility vehicles — Light pickup trucks See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Livestock identification equipment — Ear tagging equipment See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Livestock trailers — Animal trailers See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Milking machines — Milk separators; Milking equipment See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Nebulizer or accessories — Nebulizers See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Personal computers See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Post hole digger — Post hole diggers See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Power drills — Cordless drills See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Respirators — Dust and particulate respirators See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Saddles — Horse saddles See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Shovels — Long handle shovels See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Snowplow attachments — Snowplows See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Spades — Digging spades See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Veterinary castration instruments — Castration equipment See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Veterinary injection or suction units or accessories — Animal injection syringes; Animal vaccination syringes; Balling guns; Veterinary intravenous IV sets (see all 5 examples) See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Veterinary nail trimmers or cutters — Hoof trimmers; Nail trimmers See more occupations related to this tool.

Technology used in this occupation:

  • Calendar and scheduling software — Employee scheduling software See more occupations related to this technology.
  • Data base user interface and query software — Cattlesoft CattleMax; Data entry software; Lion Edge Technologies Ranch Manager software; Valley Agricultural Software DairyCOMP 305 See more occupations related to this technology.
  • Enterprise resource planning ERP software — Midwest MicroSystems Cow Sense See more occupations related to this technology.
  • Expert system software — Valley Agricultural Software Feed Watch See more occupations related to this technology.
  • Spreadsheet software See more occupations related to this technology.

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Knowledge

  • Biology — Knowledge of plant and animal organisms, their tissues, cells, functions, interdependencies, and interactions with each other and the environment. See more occupations related to this knowledge.
  • Administration and Management — Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources. See more occupations related to this knowledge.
  • Mechanical — Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance. See more occupations related to this knowledge.
  • Education and Training — Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects. See more occupations related to this knowledge.
  • Food Production — Knowledge of techniques and equipment for planting, growing, and harvesting food products (both plant and animal) for consumption, including storage/handling techniques. See more occupations related to this knowledge.

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Skills

  • Critical Thinking — Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Management of Personnel Resources — Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Speaking — Talking to others to convey information effectively. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Coordination — Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Monitoring — Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Time Management — Managing one's own time and the time of others. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Active Listening — Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Judgment and Decision Making — Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Active Learning — Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Learning Strategies — Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Instructing — Teaching others how to do something. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Reading Comprehension — Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Social Perceptiveness — Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Complex Problem Solving — Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Systems Evaluation — Identifying measures or indicators of system performance and the actions needed to improve or correct performance, relative to the goals of the system. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Writing — Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Negotiation — Bringing others together and trying to reconcile differences. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Persuasion — Persuading others to change their minds or behavior. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Quality Control Analysis — Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Service Orientation — Actively looking for ways to help people. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Systems Analysis — Determining how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect outcomes. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Management of Financial Resources — Determining how money will be spent to get the work done, and accounting for these expenditures. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Management of Material Resources — Obtaining and seeing to the appropriate use of equipment, facilities, and materials needed to do certain work. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Science — Using scientific rules and methods to solve problems. See more occupations related to this skill.

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Abilities

  • Oral Comprehension — The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Oral Expression — The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Problem Sensitivity — The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Inductive Reasoning — The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events). See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Speech Clarity — The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Speech Recognition — The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Deductive Reasoning — The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Far Vision — The ability to see details at a distance. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Information Ordering — The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations). See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Near Vision — The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer). See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Written Comprehension — The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Written Expression — The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Flexibility of Closure — The ability to identify or detect a known pattern (a figure, object, word, or sound) that is hidden in other distracting material. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Category Flexibility — The ability to generate or use different sets of rules for combining or grouping things in different ways. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Fluency of Ideas — The ability to come up with a number of ideas about a topic (the number of ideas is important, not their quality, correctness, or creativity). See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Originality — The ability to come up with unusual or clever ideas about a given topic or situation, or to develop creative ways to solve a problem. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Hearing Sensitivity — The ability to detect or tell the differences between sounds that vary in pitch and loudness. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Perceptual Speed — The ability to quickly and accurately compare similarities and differences among sets of letters, numbers, objects, pictures, or patterns. The things to be compared may be presented at the same time or one after the other. This ability also includes comparing a presented object with a remembered object. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Selective Attention — The ability to concentrate on a task over a period of time without being distracted. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Visual Color Discrimination — The ability to match or detect differences between colors, including shades of color and brightness. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Visualization — The ability to imagine how something will look after it is moved around or when its parts are moved or rearranged. See more occupations related to this ability.

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Work Activities

  • Making Decisions and Solving Problems — Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Guiding, Directing, and Motivating Subordinates — Providing guidance and direction to subordinates, including setting performance standards and monitoring performance. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings — Monitoring and reviewing information from materials, events, or the environment, to detect or assess problems. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work — Developing specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Coordinating the Work and Activities of Others — Getting members of a group to work together to accomplish tasks. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events — Identifying information by categorizing, estimating, recognizing differences or similarities, and detecting changes in circumstances or events. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Getting Information — Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Training and Teaching Others — Identifying the educational needs of others, developing formal educational or training programs or classes, and teaching or instructing others. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Resolving Conflicts and Negotiating with Others — Handling complaints, settling disputes, and resolving grievances and conflicts, or otherwise negotiating with others. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Scheduling Work and Activities — Scheduling events, programs, and activities, as well as the work of others. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Coaching and Developing Others — Identifying the developmental needs of others and coaching, mentoring, or otherwise helping others to improve their knowledge or skills. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material — Inspecting equipment, structures, or materials to identify the cause of errors or other problems or defects. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Developing and Building Teams — Encouraging and building mutual trust, respect, and cooperation among team members. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Evaluating Information to Determine Compliance with Standards — Using relevant information and individual judgment to determine whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates — Providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships — Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, and maintaining them over time. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Judging the Qualities of Things, Services, or People — Assessing the value, importance, or quality of things or people. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Developing Objectives and Strategies — Establishing long-range objectives and specifying the strategies and actions to achieve them. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Documenting/Recording Information — Entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in written or electronic/magnetic form. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Estimating the Quantifiable Characteristics of Products, Events, or Information — Estimating sizes, distances, and quantities; or determining time, costs, resources, or materials needed to perform a work activity. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge — Keeping up-to-date technically and applying new knowledge to your job. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Thinking Creatively — Developing, designing, or creating new applications, ideas, relationships, systems, or products, including artistic contributions. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Analyzing Data or Information — Identifying the underlying principles, reasons, or facts of information by breaking down information or data into separate parts. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Processing Information — Compiling, coding, categorizing, calculating, tabulating, auditing, or verifying information or data. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Provide Consultation and Advice to Others — Providing guidance and expert advice to management or other groups on technical, systems-, or process-related topics. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Handling and Moving Objects — Using hands and arms in handling, installing, positioning, and moving materials, and manipulating things. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Repairing and Maintaining Mechanical Equipment — Servicing, repairing, adjusting, and testing machines, devices, moving parts, and equipment that operate primarily on the basis of mechanical (not electronic) principles. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Performing General Physical Activities — Performing physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Assisting and Caring for Others — Providing personal assistance, medical attention, emotional support, or other personal care to others such as coworkers, customers, or patients. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Interpreting the Meaning of Information for Others — Translating or explaining what information means and how it can be used. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Monitoring and Controlling Resources — Monitoring and controlling resources and overseeing the spending of money. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Communicating with Persons Outside Organization — Communicating with people outside the organization, representing the organization to customers, the public, government, and other external sources. This information can be exchanged in person, in writing, or by telephone or e-mail. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Controlling Machines and Processes — Using either control mechanisms or direct physical activity to operate machines or processes (not including computers or vehicles). See more occupations related to this activity.

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Detailed Work Activities

  • Perform animal breeding procedures. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Monitor animal behavior or condition. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Inspect products or operations to ensure that standards are met. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Care for animals. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Maintain operational records. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Assign duties or work schedules to employees. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Train workers in farming, forestry, or hunting techniques. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Treat animal injuries or illnesses. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Inspect equipment or facilities to determine condition or maintenance needs. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Transport animals, crops, or equipment. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Direct activities of agricultural, forestry, or fishery employees. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Confer with managers to make operational decisions. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Maintain personnel records. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Hire farming, fishing or forestry workers. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Schedule agricultural or forestry work. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Monitor financial activities. See more occupations related to this activity.

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Work Context

  • Duration of Typical Work Week — 95% responded “More than 40 hours.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Face-to-Face Discussions — 90% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Contact With Others — 88% responded “Constant contact with others.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Telephone — 85% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Work With Work Group or Team — 88% responded “Extremely important.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Exposed to Contaminants — 74% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Freedom to Make Decisions — 65% responded “A lot of freedom.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • In an Enclosed Vehicle or Equipment — 72% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Responsibility for Outcomes and Results — 68% responded “Very high responsibility.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Responsible for Others' Health and Safety — 65% responded “Very high responsibility.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Frequency of Decision Making — 74% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Outdoors, Exposed to Weather — 63% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Impact of Decisions on Co-workers or Company Results — 45% responded “Very important results.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Wear Common Protective or Safety Equipment such as Safety Shoes, Glasses, Gloves, Hearing Protection, Hard Hats, or Life Jackets — 67% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Coordinate or Lead Others — 48% responded “Very important.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Time Pressure — 50% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Consequence of Error — 50% responded “Very serious.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Structured versus Unstructured Work — 29% responded “Limited freedom.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Spend Time Standing — 50% responded “More than half the time.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Importance of Being Exact or Accurate — 42% responded “Extremely important.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Outdoors, Under Cover — 57% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Exposed to Minor Burns, Cuts, Bites, or Stings — 38% responded “Once a week or more but not every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Spend Time Walking and Running — 33% responded “More than half the time.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Frequency of Conflict Situations — 46% responded “Once a month or more but not every week.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Very Hot or Cold Temperatures — 47% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Pace Determined by Speed of Equipment — 33% responded “Extremely important.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Spend Time Using Your Hands to Handle, Control, or Feel Objects, Tools, or Controls — 25% responded “Continually or almost continually.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Deal With External Customers — 32% responded “Fairly important.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Exposed to Hazardous Equipment — 32% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Indoors, Not Environmentally Controlled — 41% responded “Never.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Physical Proximity — 54% responded “Moderately close (at arm's length).” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Sounds, Noise Levels Are Distracting or Uncomfortable — 32% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Exposed to Hazardous Conditions — 35% responded “Once a week or more but not every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • In an Open Vehicle or Equipment — 30% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Importance of Repeating Same Tasks — 38% responded “Fairly important.” See more occupations related to this work context.

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Job Zone

Title Job Zone Three: Medium Preparation Needed
Education Most occupations in this zone require training in vocational schools, related on-the-job experience, or an associate's degree.
Related Experience Previous work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is required for these occupations. For example, an electrician must have completed three or four years of apprenticeship or several years of vocational training, and often must have passed a licensing exam, in order to perform the job.
Job Training Employees in these occupations usually need one or two years of training involving both on-the-job experience and informal training with experienced workers. A recognized apprenticeship program may be associated with these occupations.
Job Zone Examples These occupations usually involve using communication and organizational skills to coordinate, supervise, manage, or train others to accomplish goals. Examples include food service managers, electricians, agricultural technicians, legal secretaries, occupational therapy assistants, and medical assistants.
SVP Range (6.0 to < 7.0)

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Education


Percentage of Respondents
Education Level Required
Not available High school diploma or equivalent Help
Not available Bachelor's degree
Not available Post-doctoral training

This occupation may require a background in the following science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) educational disciplines:

Life Sciences — Agricultural Animal Breeding; Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences, Other; Animal Sciences; Animal Sciences, General; Dairy Science; Horse Husbandry/Equine Science and Management (see all 8 programs)

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Credentials

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Interests

Interest code: ER

  • Enterprising — Enterprising occupations frequently involve starting up and carrying out projects. These occupations can involve leading people and making many decisions. Sometimes they require risk taking and often deal with business. See more occupations related to this interest.
  • Realistic — Realistic occupations frequently involve work activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions. They often deal with plants, animals, and real-world materials like wood, tools, and machinery. Many of the occupations require working outside, and do not involve a lot of paperwork or working closely with others. See more occupations related to this interest.

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Work Styles

  • Dependability — Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Leadership — Job requires a willingness to lead, take charge, and offer opinions and direction. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Initiative — Job requires a willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Adaptability/Flexibility — Job requires being open to change (positive or negative) and to considerable variety in the workplace. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Attention to Detail — Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Independence — Job requires developing one's own ways of doing things, guiding oneself with little or no supervision, and depending on oneself to get things done. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Persistence — Job requires persistence in the face of obstacles. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Self Control — Job requires maintaining composure, keeping emotions in check, controlling anger, and avoiding aggressive behavior, even in very difficult situations. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Social Orientation — Job requires preferring to work with others rather than alone, and being personally connected with others on the job. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Integrity — Job requires being honest and ethical. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Cooperation — Job requires being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Innovation — Job requires creativity and alternative thinking to develop new ideas for and answers to work-related problems. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Stress Tolerance — Job requires accepting criticism and dealing calmly and effectively with high stress situations. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Concern for Others — Job requires being sensitive to others' needs and feelings and being understanding and helpful on the job. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Analytical Thinking — Job requires analyzing information and using logic to address work-related issues and problems. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Achievement/Effort — Job requires establishing and maintaining personally challenging achievement goals and exerting effort toward mastering tasks. See more occupations related to this work style.

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Work Values

  • Independence — Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to work on their own and make decisions. Corresponding needs are Creativity, Responsibility and Autonomy. See more occupations related to this work value.
  • Achievement — Occupations that satisfy this work value are results oriented and allow employees to use their strongest abilities, giving them a feeling of accomplishment. Corresponding needs are Ability Utilization and Achievement. See more occupations related to this work value.
  • Relationships — Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to provide service to others and work with co-workers in a friendly non-competitive environment. Corresponding needs are Co-workers, Moral Values and Social Service. See more occupations related to this work value.

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Wages & Employment Trends

Median wages data collected from First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers.
Employment data collected from First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers.
Industry data collected from First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers.

Median wages (2014) $21.58 hourly, $44,880 annual
State wages Local Salary Info
 
Employment (2012) 46,000 employees
Projected growth (2012-2022) Decline (-3% or lower) Decline (-3% or lower)
Projected job openings (2012-2022) 9,700
State trends Employment Trends
 
Top industries (2012)

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2014 wage data external site and 2012-2022 employment projections external site. "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2012-2022). "Projected job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.

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