MBTI® Test ESTP Farm or Ranch Managers

Strong Interest Inventory® General Occupational Theme Code: Enterprising, Realistic, Conventional (ERC)

Knowing your Myers-Briggs Type Indicator Personality Type (MBTI test) can help you identify a career where you may have the potential to feel fulfilled and content. Hammer (1996), notes that ESTP’s (Extroverted-Sensing-Thinking-Perceiving) personality types do particularly well in hands-on or outdoor jobs that involve a high level of adaptability and an independent approach. These careers give ESTP’s the opportunity to take advantage of unexpected opportunities and build extensive networks that they thrive on. These personality preferences and attributes, among others, often make Myers-Briggs test ESTP’s well-suited for careers such as Farm or Ranch Managers.

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Farm and Ranch Managers are in charge of maintaining the operation of a variety of agricultural establishments, which may include farms, ranches, greenhouses, nurseries, and more. They direct crop production operations, to ensure that it is healthy and consistent, and inspect the crop regularly to ensure that it remains so. They decide when and how to fertilize and spray as well, and monitor related maintenance activities, like irrigation and harvesting, or, in the case of livestock, breeding and milking, in order to ensure a high quality product. As they inspect their operation, farm and ranch managers are always looking for ways to improve their stock, so they regularly analyze the soil to optimize fertilizer usage.

Farm and Ranch Managers also maintain careful records of their finances, production, and employment history. This allows them to access the necessary data for making informed investments in machinery, livestock, supplies, land, or other inventory, as well as negotiating with possible buyers interested in purchasing livestock or crops.

Being a successful Farm or Ranch Manager involves the use of a variety of agricultural and industrial tools and vehicles, including tractors, animal feeders, farm trucks, and brush mowers. Those who manage livestock may also need to be able to use syringes to collect animal blood, or to vaccinate livestock against contagious diseases. Such managers also use a variety of software to maintain records of their operation. This software accomplishes a variety of functions, including accounting, data analysis, database user software, and even map creation software.

Because running a farm or ranch requires a wide range of tasks each day, managers need a broad knowledge base in a variety of fields, including English, biology, mathematics, and basic engineering. Depending on the kind of farm or ranch they operate, they may also need an understanding of food production, economics, marketing, and animal husbandry.

While considerable preparation is needed to be a farm or ranch manager, most of these occupations require at least a 4-year bachelor’s degree. However, some do not, since such managers often have a significant amount of work-related experience and/or vocational training before being appointed. Depending on their exact role, this experience may have been anything from accountants to biologists to business managers, since all of these careers involve coordinating large operations, or supervising or training other employees.

Below are some employment trends for Farm and Ranch Managers:

  • Median wage: $34.21 hourly, $71,160 annually
  • Employment: 975,400 employees
  • Projected growth (2018-2028): Little or no change (-1% to 1%)
  • Projected job openings (2018-2028): 95,600

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ESTP Careers

Click on one of these corresponding popular ESTP Careers for detailed information including Career Stats, Income Stats, Daily Tasks and Required Education: Automotive Specialty Technician, Construction Laborer, Counter and rental clerk, Electrician, Farm and Ranch Managers, Firefighters, Freight Handler, Loan Officer, Restaurant Cook and Construction supervisors.

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References:

Bureau of Labor Statistics wage data and 2012-2022 employment projections Onetonline.org

MBTI® Type Tables for Occupations, 2nd Edition. Schaubhut, N. & Thompson, R. (CPP, 2008)

Introduction To Type and Careers. Hammer, A. (CPP, 1996)