Farmers, ranchers, agricultural managers
Fatality rate: 26 per 100,000 workers; 263 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 represent the bulk of injuries and fatalities on the job, which is largely represented by transportation incidents.
Median annual salary: $68,050