Farming, Fishing, and Forestry - GPS Your Career


GPS Your Career: According to the BLS, the States with the highest employment level in the Farming, Fishing, and Forestry occupational group are:

California (215,440 workers)
Florida (22,250)
Texas (19,440)
Washington (19,010)
Arizona (14,390)

States with the highest concentration of jobs are:

California (13.49 workers per 1,000 jobs)
Idaho (9.72)
Oregon (7.90)
Washington (6.20)
Arizona (5.42)

The top paying States for this occupation are below. The State of Alaska heads the list with the highest annual mean wages in this occupation, followed closely by the District of Columbia. 

Alaska ($43,800 annual mean wage)
District of Columbia ($41,820)
Louisiana ($38,610)
Rhode Island ($35,650)
Maine ($35,320)