Agriculture Career Guide: Careers In Agriculture Job,Qualification And Average Salary (Most Read)

The research on agricultural career  found that, between 2010 and 2015 an estimated 54,000 jobs would be created annually in agricultural career include renewable natural resources (more facts about agriculture). It seems some hard to fill that job post. Seeing these largest agricultural companies like General mills, DuPont, Pioneer, Monsanto, and Cargill are helping agricultural study universities and students. They are encouraging student to study or attracting to come into these  agricultural careers. On that note this blog is trying to provide some basic information about careers in agriculture (include natural resources, horticulture, and food technicians, and animal sciences).
This list, like a agricultural mini career guide, covers almost all agricultural careers both traditional which requires lower education level, and modern agricultural jobs, that require university degree and associated degrees.
Remember agricultural business can make you make you billionaire, like agricultural youngest billionaire Andrey Vereskiy.
Careers in agriculture list tells you core information like job name, job descriptions, required qualification and average salary. Hope this will help you for some extent.  Now Enjoy.
Note: These title of careers in agriculture are in alphabetical orders.

List of Careers In Agriculture Including Job Descriptions And Average Salaries.

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1. Agricultural Career :  Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

Job description of agricultural and food science technicians.
Keeping and measuring the quality of foods are major work of agricultural and food science technicians. They work under the supervision of Scientists.
Required Qualification:  Associate's Degree.
Average (Median) Salary: $32,760 per year or $15.75 per hour.

2. Agricultural Career :  Agricultural Chemist

Job descriptions of Agricultural Chemist.
Agricultural Chemist study of the agricultural substance to develop new and improved products. Chemist work in the laboratories.
Required Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree
Average salary: $69,790 per year or $33.55 per hour.

3. Agricultural Career :  Agriculture economic professors

Job description of economic professors.
Agriculture economic professors instruct students of public and private universities, professional schools, or community colleges. And also publish agricultural articles in their field of subjects.
Required qualification: Doctoral or professional degree.
Average salary: $62,050 per year.

4. Agricultural Career :  Agriculture Engineers

Job description of agriculture engineers.
Agriculture engineers (biological and agricultural engineers) do work related aquaculture to land farming to forestry; from developing biofuels to improving conservation; from planning animal environments to finding better ways to process food.
Required qualification: bachelor's degree.
Average salary: $71,090 per year or $34.18 per hour.

5. Agricultural Career :  Agricultural reporters

Agricultural reporters inform the public about agricultural news, events and other important information. They report for newspapers, magazines, websites, television, and radio.
Required qualification: bachelor's degree
Average salary: $36,000 per year, or $17.31 per hour.

6. Agricultural Career :  Agricultural workers

Job description of agriculture workers.
Agricultural workers maintain the quality of farms, crops, and livestock by operating machinery and doing physical labor under the supervision of agricultural managers.
Required qualification: willingness to do.
Average salary: $18,970 per year or $9.12 per hour.

7. Agricultural Career :  Animal care and service workers

Job description of animal care and service workers.
Animal care and service workers care for the need of animals. They feed, water, groom, bathe, and exercise pets and other nonfarm animals. They work in kennels, zoos, stables, animal shelters, pet stores, veterinary clinics and aquariums.
Required qualification: physically and emotionally fit for that work.
Average salary: $19,780 per year or $9.12 per hour.

8. Agricultural Career :  Aquatic biologist.

Job descriptions of aquatic biologist.
Aquatic biologist study the characteristics and habitats of the aquatic livings.
Required qualification: Bachelor degree
Average salary: $57,430 per year or $39.44 per hour.

9. Agricultural Career :  Biochemist

Job Descriptions of Biochemist.
Biochemist study the structures, compositions, reactions, and other properties of biological substances, to develop new and improved products.
Required qualifications: Bachelor's degree.
Average salary: $69,790 per year or $33.55 per hour.

10. Agricultural Career :  Climatologist

Job Descriptions of Climatologist.
Climatologists study weather, climate and other aspects of the atmosphere. They develop report  and forecasts their analysis of weather and climate data.
Required qualifications: Bachelor's Degree
Average salary:  $87,780 per year or $42.20 per hour.

11. Agricultural Career :  Conservation Scientist and Foresters

Job Descriptions of conservation scientist and foresters.
Conservation scientist and foresters manage overall land quality of forests, park, rangelands, and other natural resources.
Required Qualification:  Bachelor's degree
Average salary:  $47,420 per year or $27.60 per hour.

12. Agricultural Career :  Environmental analysts (Environmental Scientists and specialists)

Job Description of Environmental analysts.
Environmental analysts, scientists and specialists work toward protecting the environment.
Required qualification: Bachelor's degree
Average salary:  $61,700 per year or $29.66 per hour.

13. Agricultural Career: Fishers and related fishing workers.

Fishers and related fishing workers catch and trap various type of marine life.
Required qualification: less than high school.
Average salary: $25,590 per year or $12.30 per hour.

14. Agricultural Career :  Food Processing occupations

Job descriptions of food processing occupations.
Food processing workers, cut, trim, process foods, like meat and others. Food processing occupations include butchers and meat cutters, (meat, poultry, and fish cutters, and trimmers, and operators and tenders of roasting, baking and drying machinery.)
Required qualification: less than high school.
Average salary: $23,950 per year or $11.51 per hour.

15. Agricultural Career: Forest and conservation technicians

Job Descriptions of forest and conservation technicians.
Forest and conservation technicians measure and improve the quality of forests, rangeland, and other natural areas.
Required qualifications: Associate's Degree.
Average Salary: $33,390 per year or $16.05 per hour.

16. Agricultural Career :  Forest and conservation workers

Job Descriptions of forest and conservation workers.
Forest and conservation workers work under supervision of conservation scientist and foresters and forest and conservation technicians.
Required qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent.
Average salary: $23,900 per year or $11.49 per hour.

17. Agricultural Career :  Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Mangers

Job description of framers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers.
These agricultural managers run establishments that produce crops, livestock, and dairy products.
Required qualification: High school diploma or equivalent.
Average salary: $60,750 per year or $29.21 per hour.

18. Agricultural Career: Grain buyers

Job Descriptions of grain buyers.
Grain buyers buy agricultural products for organizational use or resell.
Average salary:  $58,360 per year or $28.06 per hour.

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(Disclaimer: To make this article and look like mini career guide of agriculture, very trustable sources are taken as primary source  and I have not modified any information given from Department of Labor to give you more accurate information. It is recommended, do further research from your own side and read Occupational Outlook Handbook, published by bureau of labor statics both on web and paper available.)

Source For Salary and Qualification: Bureau of Labor Statistics, United States Department of Labor.
Job descriptions: Bureau of Labor Statistics and Wikipedia.)

(Average salaries are median salary of 2010. This is latest published statistics of median salary. Remember bureau of labor statistics, does survey after gap of few years because it takes length process. And data from these surveys have more accuracy than others. So I have applied these data.