Ranch Manager Salary
The average salary for a Ranch Manager is $39,693 per year. A skill in People Management is associated with high pay for this job.
|Salary||$23,892 - $60,786|
|Bonus||$974 - $14,544|
|Total Pay (|
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).)
|$23,624 - $67,810|
|Hourly Rate||$10.36 - $29.85|
|Bonus||$974 - $14,544|
|Total Pay (||$23,624 - $67,810|
Job Description for Ranch Manager
A ranch manager is generally responsible for coordinating the operation and management of a ranch. This person is not necessarily its owner, although the position does require the owner's presence on the property on a near-daily basis. Depending on the owner's specifications, this position may require an Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in a field such as Agricultural Management; however, most owners prefer on-the-job training and experience.Read More...
Additional certifications are also available in this area from both rural appraisals and the American Society of Farm Managers. This position also requires developed knowledge and understanding of all federal, state, and local agricultural laws and how they apply to a given ranch.
A ranch manager is responsible for managing and overseeing the operation of livestock, agricultural operations, and many other day-to-day issues that arise on a ranch. This person is responsible for maximizing the ranch’s profits and minimizing expenses, which means research must be done regularly, as well. This position is supervisory in nature, and the ranch manager does hire, train, and supervise ranch hands and other workers while raising livestock.
A ranch manager should have excellent communication skills, as well as superb leadership skills which will be called-upon daily. An analytical mind is a bonus, as are computer skills for record-keeping. Organization skills are a must, as the ranch manager is responsible not only for the workers, but the entire ranch and all that it produces.
Ranch Manager Tasks
- Supervise ranch operations, scheduling workers and meeting budget goals.
- Maintain a neat and sober public appearance.
- Interact with the public and promote the ranch's visibility and services and products.
- Keep records on animals, workers, inventory and other ranch information.
- Monitor animals, equipment and land, ensuring proper maintenance and upkeep.
Pay by Experience Level for Ranch Manager
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
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