A ranch manager oversees and maintains cattle or sheep on a large land area.
What responsibilities will I have?
What education and training is required?
A high school diploma is required to become a ranch manager, although an associate’s degree in animal science or animal husbandry would be very beneficial.
To pursue a career as a Ranch Manager:
The following high school courses are recommended: agricultural education, animal science, biology, business courses, personal finance, and mathematics.
Where can I work?
Ranch managers are employed by ranch owners as well as large cattle feeding companies, or they are self-employed and work on their own ranches.
Future Job Market / Outlook
The future outlook for a ranch manager will be fair over the next five years.
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