Numbers of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations in National

Occupation group

Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations

Year Number
2001 453,050
2002 451,140
2003 461,630
2004 458,850
2005 443,070
2006 450,040
2007 448,000
2008 438,490
2009 419,200
2010 408,040
2011 409,590
2012 427,670
2013 435,250
2014 447,130
2015 454,230
2016 463,640
2017 470,920
2018 480,130

Individual occupations

First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers

Year Number
2001 22,180
2002 20,910
2003 20,620
2004 19,890
2005 19,750
2006 19,670
2007 20,860
2008 20,800
2009 20,200
2010 19,540
2011 18,920
2012 19,340
2013 18,540
2014 18,530
2015 19,060
2016 19,550
2017 20,750
2018 21,800

Agricultural Workers

Year Number
2012 365,760
2013 373,350
2014 383,570
2015 388,900
2016 397,630
2017 404,610
2018 411,460

Agricultural Inspectors

Year Number
2001 13,980
2002 13,760
2003 13,670
2004 12,300
2005 11,730
2006 14,790
2007 14,510
2008 14,340
2009 14,030
2010 13,560
2011 13,780
2012 13,570
2013 13,740
2014 13,800
2015 14,670
2016 14,710
2017 13,960
2018 13,240

Animal Breeders

Year Number
2001 1,630
2002 1,590
2003 1,750
2004 1,530
2005 1,860
2006 2,060
2007 2,320
2008 2,080
2009 1,700
2010 1,380
2011 1,460
2012 1,460
2013 1,240
2014 1,110
2015 1,030
2016 1,270
2017 1,800
2018 2,160

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

Year Number
2001 54,110
2002 54,500
2003 51,210
2004 50,110
2005 45,010
2006 45,890
2007 40,770
2008 37,500
2009 40,160
2010 38,950
2011 40,970
2012 39,060
2013 38,120
2014 36,100
2015 35,290
2016 38,780
2017 39,810
2018 38,210

Miscellaneous Agricultural Workers

Year Number
2012 311,670
2013 320,250
2014 332,560
2015 337,920
2016 342,870
2017 349,040
2018 357,850

Agricultural Equipment Operators

Year Number
2001 26,580
2002 21,830
2003 21,330
2004 20,960
2005 19,940
2006 21,140
2007 22,490
2008 22,110
2009 22,420
2010 24,110
2011 22,680
2012 22,820
2013 22,650
2014 26,100
2015 27,200
2016 28,700
2017 26,070
2018 26,060

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

Year Number
2001 211,020
2002 218,020
2003 233,450
2004 240,000
2005 227,750
2006 230,780
2007 239,380
2008 242,390
2009 233,650
2010 228,600
2011 233,280
2012 253,670
2013 261,720
2014 269,650
2015 272,170
2016 273,450
2017 282,300
2018 287,420

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

Year Number
2001 34,590
2002 38,260
2003 42,890
2004 43,250
2005 49,740
2006 47,870
2007 43,120
2008 38,110
2009 35,000
2010 31,880
2011 29,790
2012 29,570
2013 31,000
2014 31,540
2015 33,530
2016 35,670
2017 35,460
2018 37,780

Agricultural Workers, All Other

Year Number
2004 9,500
2005 8,970
2006 8,550
2007 7,960
2008 7,680
2009 7,420
2010 7,490
2011 6,710
2012 5,610
2013 4,870
2014 5,270
2015 5,020
2016 5,040
2017 5,210
2018 6,600

Fishing and Hunting Workers

Year Number
2012 610
2013 560
2014 560
2015 700
2016 650
2017 750

Fishers and Related Fishing Workers

Year Number
2004 940
2005 770
2006 880
2007 960
2008 1,110
2009 670
2010 700
2011 640
2012 570
2013 480
2014 400
2015 540
2016 520
2017 520

Forest, Conservation, and Logging Workers

Year Number
2012 41,960
2013 42,800
2014 44,470
2015 45,570
2016 45,820
2017 44,800
2018 44,910

Forest and Conservation Workers

Year Number
2001 12,750
2002 9,140
2003 9,170
2004 9,140
2005 8,700
2006 8,530
2007 8,770
2008 8,280
2009 5,840
2010 7,040
2011 8,250
2012 7,910
2013 6,940
2014 6,870
2015 6,870
2016 7,170
2017 7,080
2018 7,510

Logging Workers

Year Number
2012 34,050
2013 35,870
2014 37,600
2015 38,700
2016 38,650
2017 37,730
2018 37,400

Fallers

Year Number
2001 9,790
2002 10,180
2003 9,620
2004 10,180
2005 9,780
2006 8,790
2007 7,500
2008 7,120
2009 6,480
2010 6,260
2011 5,020
2012 5,150
2013 5,790
2014 6,090
2015 5,840
2016 5,370
2017 5,420
2018 4,680

Logging Equipment Operators

Year Number
2001 30,930
2002 29,060
2003 28,190
2004 27,690
2005 26,880
2006 28,300
2007 27,700
2008 27,010
2009 23,630
2010 22,880
2011 22,470
2012 23,240
2013 24,490
2014 26,010
2015 27,290
2016 27,250
2017 26,010
2018 25,730

Log Graders and Scalers

Year Number
2001 4,950
2002 4,730
2003 4,900
2004 4,870
2005 4,520
2006 4,810
2007 4,430
2008 3,610
2009 2,940
2010 2,480
2011 2,810
2012 2,770
2013 2,780
2014 2,780
2015 2,740
2016 3,020
2017 3,010
2018 3,330

Logging Workers, All Other

Year Number
2004 5,680
2006 5,880
2007 5,740
2008 5,180
2009 4,010
2010 3,130
2011 2,760
2012 2,890
2013 2,810
2014 2,730
2015 2,830
2016 3,010
2017 3,290
2018 3,670