Farmers and Farm Managers

(NOC 0821)


People in this group work for farmers, agricultural services, nurseries/greenhouses, landscaping companies, cemeteries, lawn care/tree service companies, landscaping departments of governments/other organizations, private fish hatcheries, and commercial aquatic farms. They may also be self-employed.


Here are the average annual salaries.
2010: $34,715
2005: $33,883
2000: $25,215
1995: $23,108

Entry-level: $27,532

Earnings Notes

These earnings are from the 1995 to 2010 Canadian Censuses and are adapted from Statistics Canada and Labour Force Survey respectively.

Adapted from: Statistics Canada, 2006 Census of Population, Statistics Canada catalogue no. 97-563-XCB2006069.

Statistics Canada, Labour Force Survey, custom tabulation.

Please note that the income for 1995 and 2000 includes self-employed professionals. In cases where no earnings information is indicated, information from Statistics Canada was unavailable due to insufficient information to suppress the data.

Estimated entry level salary is extracted from PayScale where the lowest salary in the range is estimated to be the entry level salary.

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Modified on February 20, 2020