Careers | Agriculture and Garden

Oversees engineering and technical design of agricultural engineering projects, such as cultivating, transporting and

High - $107,058
Low - $87,316
Employment Trend
+10.1% Annually

Manages ranges or large tracts of land. Monitors the environmental impact of farming and grazing on the land and tracks

High - $58,081
Low - $27,853
Employment Trend
+10.7% Annually

Manages operations at a farm or ranch. Directs crop production and management of livestock herds, and supervises farm

High - $75,704
Low - $23,634
Employment Trend

Inspects food, processed food and food containers to be sure they are safe for consumers, or inspects animals, animal

High - $51,505
Low - $23,450
Employment Trend
+5.4% Annually

Assists agricultural and food scientists with research and testing related to safety and quality control. May focus on

High - $50,810
Low - $26,974
Employment Trend
+5.4% Annually

Studies plants and animals used in food production. Researches topics related to improving quality and productivity in

High - $80,436
Low - $25,746
Employment Trend
+6.6% Annually

Works with foresters and conservation scientists to help maintain forests and natural areas. Tracks data on water,

High - $50,269
Low - $24,710
Employment Trend
+2.1% Annually

Manages agricultural workers who propagate, cultivate and harvest plants, primarily flowers, trees, shrubs and sod, and

High - $78,659
Low - $36,368
Employment Trend

Studies soil composition and nutrition, the impact of soil treatment practices on plant or crop growth, and soil

High - $88,699
Low - $28,838
Employment Trend
+18.3% Annually