Farmers, ranchers, agricultural managers
Fatality rate: 26.7 per 100,000 workers; 270 total
Risk factors: Working the land may be one of the oldest professions, but new efficient technology has done little to make the job any safer. Long hours and close, consistent contact with heavy machinery and equipment causes the bulk of injuries and fatalities on the job, which is largely represented by transportation incidents.
Average annual salary: $69,880