Information About Agricultural And Food Science Technicians

Training Requirements for Agricultural And Food Science Technicians

Agricultural and food science technicians need associate's degree.

Degrees for Agricultural and food science technicians
Training for Agricultural And Food Science Technicians
Percent
Less than High School 8.2
High School 20.0
Some College 30.6
Associates Degree 12.7
Bachelors Degree 22.8
Masters Degree 3.6
Doctorate or Professional Degree 2.1

Employment outlook for Agricultural And Food Science Technicians

Represents about 33,000 people in the United States.

Employment prospects are up Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 1,000 more agricultural and food science technicians but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 12,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, agricultural and food science technicians make $19.46 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Agricultural and food science technicians $11.51 $14.28 $18.05 $23.07 $29.54
Life, physical, and social science occupations $16.03 $21.67 $30.45 $43.78 $59.27
Life, physical, and social science technicians $12.79 $16.17 $21.27 $28.34 $37.01
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, agricultural and food science technicians make $40,470 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Agricultural and food science technicians $23,930 $29,700 $37,550 $47,980 $61,450
Life, physical, and social science occupations $33,350 $45,060 $63,340 $91,060 $123,280
Life, physical, and social science technicians $26,610 $33,630 $44,250 $58,950 $76,980
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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