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Industries are broad groups of businesses or organizations with similar activities, products, or services. Occupations are included based on the percentage of workers employed in that industry.

Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, and Hunting Save Table: XLSX CSV

Bureau of Labor Statistics
For an overview of the industry, including employment and salary, visit the Bureau of Labor Statistics external site site.
Employed by this IndustryCodeOccupationProjected Growth (2020-2030)Projected Job Openings (2020-2030)
94%45-2021.00Animal Breeders
Decline
1,300
89%45-2093.00Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals
Decline
36,400
86%13-1074.00Farm Labor Contractors Bright Outlook Bright Outlook  
Faster than average
0
81%45-2092.00Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse
Average
87,400
76%45-2091.00Agricultural Equipment Operators Bright Outlook
Faster than average
11,700
74%45-4029.00Logging Workers, All Other
Average
800
70%45-4022.00Logging Equipment Operators
Average
5,100
62%45-1011.00First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers
Average
8,300
53%45-2099.00Agricultural Workers, All Other
Slower than average
2,000
53%45-4021.00Fallers
Decline
800
50%45-3031.00Fishing and Hunting Workers Bright Outlook
Faster than average
5,300
42%45-2041.00Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products
Decline
4,700
34%11-9013.00Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers
Little or no change
84,800
34%39-2011.00Animal Trainers Bright Outlook
Much faster than average
9,900
30%45-4011.00Forest and Conservation Workers
Decline
1,800
27%49-3041.00Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians Bright Outlook
Faster than average
5,400
27%19-1032.00Foresters Bright Outlook
Faster than average
1,400
21%19-1011.00Animal Scientists
Average
400
20% Agricultural and Food Science Technicians
Average
3,700
18%45-2011.00Agricultural Inspectors
Average
2,900
18%19-1013.00Soil and Plant Scientists Bright Outlook
Faster than average
2,300
13%37-3012.00Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation
Average
3,900

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics external site 2020-2030 employment projections. “Projected Growth” represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period 2020-2030 for the US nationwide. “Projected Job Openings” represent openings due to growth and replacement.