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Agronomist Salary

$72,904 (USD)

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Last updated: May 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Agronomist is $72,904 a year and $35 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Agronomist is between $51,991 and $90,112. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for an Agronomist. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

  • Studies ways to improve on the process of growing farm crops in order to increase crop productivity, nutritional value, and quality of seed.
  • Plans and experiments with or evaluates field-crop problems, and develops new methods of growing crops to secure more efficient production, higher yield, and improved quality.
  • Positions covered by this definition are characterized by the inclusion of work that requires an understanding of both theories and principles.
  • Excludes paraprofessional positions.
Agronomist Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Soil and Plant Scientists

Job family population: 14,180

Estimated population of Agronomist jobs: 937

Rate of error: 4.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
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 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), the United States is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe's 3.9 million square miles (10.1 million km2). With a population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the largest city by population is New York City...

Agronomist Job Listings for United States

Senior Field Agronomist (Agronomy & Crop Management)
May 22
Omaha, NE, USA
RMA Executive Search & Recruitment Firm
Senior Field Agronomist (Agronomy & Crop Management) Location: Detroit, MI. United States. Industry: Agriculture. Sector: Agronomy / Crop Management. Compensation: Compensation is commensurate with ...
May 7
Madison, WI, USA
Agricultural Research Service
Agronomist ===== ##### Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service Overview ----- - ##### Open & closing dates 05/17/2019 to 06/03/2019 - ##### Service Competitive - ##### Pay scale ...
Sales Agronomist - Home Based ~ Great Lakes
May 20
Milwaukee, WI, USA
Heritage Of Values / Careers with a Future
Sales Agronomist - Home Based * Join our International Fertilizer and Chemical company and introduce our new, break-through technology fertilizer. * Promote the sales of company products in the Great ...
Sales Representative - Agronomy
Mar 10
Moses Lake, USA
CHS Inc.
Create and recommend specific agronomy programs to targeted accounts with the goal of increasing agronomy business.Spend a majority of time developing relationships with farmers to earn business.
California Sales/Agronomy Consultant
Feb 27
Fowler, CA, USA
Advancing Eco Agriculture
Key Responsibilities of Sales Agronomist: * Drive the achievement of company sales goals * Constantly evaluate customer needs and build productive long-lasting relationships * Consistently touch base ...
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