Salary for Aquacultural Managers

Also known as:  Agricultural Crop Farm Manager, Animal Husbandry Manager, Aquaculture Farm Manager, Beef Farm Operator, Christmas Tree Farm Manager, Dairy Farm Manager, Fish Hatchery Manager, Greenhouse Manager, Hatchery Manager, Orchard Manager helps find better paying jobs across all specialties and locations.

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Careers in aquacultural management are in good demand. The minimum educational requirement for this career is a Bachelor's degree in Fishery Sciences or a related field. A work knowledge of marine biology, hydrology, environmental science, and hatchery management and maintenance are expected. Computer skills are a plus, as more fisheries have begun to rely on digital recordkeeping software for everything from budgets to hatching schedules. Numerous government regulations and programs are related to this profession, so aquacultural managers must stay informed and in compliance with current regulations.

An Aquacultural Manager will normally receive a wage between 48000 and 72000 based on tenure level. Aquacultural Managers will normally get an average salary of Sixty Six Thousand Eight Hundred dollars per annum.

Aquacultural Managers are compensated highest in California, where they earn average wages of approximately $80740. People in this job function are compensated the highest in Manufacturing, where they can earn an average salary rate of $83240.

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The national wage distribution is shown below. To overlay local salaries for an Aquacultural Manager, please select your state.
Aquacultural Managers tend to make the most in the following industries
Wholesale Trade $83,240
Manufacturing $81,320
Management of Companies and Enterprises $78,490
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting $65,730
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services $62,580
Public Administration $62,260
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation $51,150
Retail Trade $59,260
Educational Services $61,300
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services $61,400
Public Administration $62,260
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services $62,580