Agricultural Engineers

What Are The Training Requirements for Agricultural Engineers?

Agricultural engineers need a bachelor's degree.

Degrees for Agricultural engineers
Typical education of Agricultural engineers
Percent
Less than High School 0.5
High School 1.9
Some College 5.3
Associates Degree 14.1
Bachelors Degree 39.3
Masters Degree 29.4
Doctorate or Professional Degree 9.4

What Is the Employment Outlook for Agricultural Engineers?

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 0 more agricultural engineers but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 0 more.

This career includes 2,000 people in the United States.

How Much Do Agricultural Engineers Make?

On average, agricultural engineers make $37.18 per hour or $77,330 per year in the United States.

What Is the Typical Hourly Income for Agricultural Engineers?

Hourly income for Agricultural engineers in the United States compared with other, similar careers.
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Agricultural engineers $21.88 $28.12 $35.40 $44.39 $56.31
Architecture and engineering occupations $20.46 $27.66 $37.45 $50.06 $64.15
Engineers $26.76 $33.75 $43.75 $56.42 $70.99
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

What Is the Typical Annual Salary for Agricultural Engineers?

Annual salary for Agricultural engineers in the United States compared with other, similar careers.
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Agricultural engineers $45,510 $58,500 $73,640 $92,330 $117,130
Architecture and engineering occupations $42,550 $57,540 $77,900 $104,130 $133,440
Engineers $55,670 $70,190 $91,010 $117,350 $147,670
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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