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Agricultural Engineer Salary

$97,485 (USD)

Average Salary

$47/hr

Average Hourly

$3,246

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 14, 2019

The average pay for an Agricultural Engineer is $97,485 a year and $47 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Agricultural Engineer is between $68,628 and $120,892. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for an Agricultural Engineer. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Develops solutions to agricultural problems concerned with power and machinery, electrification, structures, soil and water conservation, and improved processing of agricultural products, applying engineering technology and knowledge of biological sciences.
  • Devises criteria for design, manufacture, or construction of equipment, structures, and facilities.
  • Designs and utilizes sensing, measuring, and recording devices and instrumentation to study such problems as effects of temperature, humidity, and light on plants or animals or relative effectiveness of different methods of applying insecticides.
  • Excludes paraprofessional positions.
Agricultural Engineer Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Agricultural Engineers

Job family population: 1,630

Estimated population of Agricultural Engineer jobs: 383

Rate of error: 7.8%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$113,011
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or simply America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), it is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe. Most of the country is located in central North America between Canada and Mexico. With an estimated population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the...

Agricultural Engineer Job Listings for United States

Project Engineer - Water Resources
Nov 27
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Woolpert
Candidate will have a minimum BS and preferred MS in Civil, Environmental, Biosystems, or Agricultural Engineering and at least ten (10) years related experience. * Candidate will be a licensed ...
Electrical Engineer - CAN, Solidworks, CAD
Nov 26
Modesto, United States
Jobot
Based in Modesto, CA we are a fast-growing well established engineering company that is revolutionizing the agriculture space! Our company designs electrical systems including 12V circuits and ...
Assistant Professor of Engineering
Dec 9
Bakersfield, CA, USA
California State University, Bakersfield
D. in Agricultural, Civil, Chemical, Mechanical, or Petroleum Engineering by the beginning of the appointment, have excellent academic credentials, have a proven ability to teach courses and ...
Sr. Equipment & Process Engineer
Oct 12
Lake Forest, CA, USA
MAC Incorporated
... Agricultural Engineering. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Regulated (GMP) environment (Nutritional, Food, OTC, Pharma, CPG) a plus. Exposure to HACCP/AIB, CFR 21. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: In general, the ...
Senior Project Manager- Agriculture
Nov 25
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Valdes Engineering Company
Bachelor's Degree in one of the Engineering disciplines or equivalent experience * Experience in the agriculture manufacturing industry. * 10-15+ years of related experience in project management ...

The average pay for an Agricultural Engineer is $97,485 a year and $47 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Agricultural Engineer is between $68,628 and $120,892. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for an Agricultural Engineer. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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