Skip navigation

Browse by Industry

Industries are broad groups of businesses or organizations with similar activities, products, or services. Occupations are considered part of an industry based on their employment.

Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, and Hunting   Save Table (XLS/CSV)

Industry info from BLS
For an overview of the industry, including employment and salary, visit the Bureau of Labor Statistics external site site.
Sort by:  Employed by this Industry Code Occupation Projected Growth
(2016-2026)
Projected Job Openings
(2016-2026)
31% 39-2011.00 Animal Trainers   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook    Faster than average   Faster than average 7,000
27% 11-9013.00 Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers  Average   Average 84,800
  11-9013.01 Nursery and Greenhouse Managers    
  11-9013.02 Farm and Ranch Managers   Green Occupation Green    
  11-9013.03 Aquacultural Managers    
82% 45-2091.00 Agricultural Equipment Operators  Average   Average 10,200
70% 45-1011.00 First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers  Average   Average 6,700
  45-1011.05 First-Line Supervisors of Logging Workers Green Occupation    
  45-1011.06 First-Line Supervisors of Aquacultural Workers    
  45-1011.07 First-Line Supervisors of Agricultural Crop and Horticultural Workers Green Occupation    
  45-1011.08 First-Line Supervisors of Animal Husbandry and Animal Care Workers    
19% 37-3012.00 Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation  Average   Average 4,900
19% 49-3041.00 Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians  Average   Average 4,500
24% 19-4011.00 Agricultural and Food Science Technicians  Average   Average 3,000
  19-4011.01 Agricultural Technicians Green Occupation    
  19-4011.02 Food Science Technicians    
37% Fishing and Hunting Workers  Average   Average 2,900
  45-3011.00 Fishers and Related Fishing Workers    
  45-3021.00 Hunters and Trappers    
18% 19-1013.00 Soil and Plant Scientists Green Occupation  Average   Average 2,200
57% 45-2099.00 Agricultural Workers, All Other  Average   Average 1,800
30% 19-1032.00 * Foresters  Average   Average 1,100
58% 19-1011.00 Animal Scientists  Average   Average 700
97% 13-1074.00 Farm Labor Contractors  Average   Average 300
21% 17-2021.00 Agricultural Engineers  Average   Average 200
95% 45-2021.00 Animal Breeders  Slower than average   Slower than average 1,400
88% 45-2092.00 Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse  Little or no change   Little or no change 76,800
  45-2092.01 Nursery Workers    
  45-2092.02 Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop    
40% 45-2041.00 Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products  Little or no change   Little or no change 5,700
35% 45-4011.00 Forest and Conservation Workers Green Occupation  Little or no change   Little or no change 2,200
92% 45-2093.00 Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals  Decline   Decline 38,600
63% 45-4022.00 Logging Equipment Operators  Decline   Decline 4,500
12% 13-1021.00 Buyers and Purchasing Agents, Farm Products Green Occupation  Decline   Decline 1,400
54% 45-4021.00 Fallers  Decline   Decline 800
66% 45-4029.00 Logging Workers, All Other  Decline   Decline 500

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics external site 2016-2026 employment projections. "Projected Growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2016-2026). "Projected Job Openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.