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County Agricultural Agent Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$57,235 (USD)

Average Salary

$28/hr

Average Hourly

$1,122

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 17, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a County Agricultural Agent is $57,235 a year and $28 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a County Agricultural Agent is between $41,923 and $69,988. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a County Agricultural Agent. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Organizes and conducts cooperative extension program to advise and instruct farmers and individuals engaged in agri-business in applications of agricultural research findings: collects, analyzes, and evaluates agricultural data; plans and develops techniques; and advises farmers to assist in solving problems, such as crop rotation and soil erosion.
  • Delivers lectures and prepares articles concerning subjects, such as farm management and soil conservation.
  • Demonstrates practical procedures used in solving agricultural problems.
  • Discusses extension program with representatives of commercial organizations, county government, and other groups to inform them of program services and to obtain their cooperation in encouraging use of services.
  • Prepares activity, planning, and other reports and maintains program records.
  • Prepares budget requests, or assists in their preparation.
  • May supervise and coordinate activities of other county extension workers.
  • May direct 4-h club activities.
  • May be designated by specific program assignment as agri-business agent; farm-management agent; horticultural agent; livestock agent; resource agent.
County Agricultural Agent Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Farm and Home Management Advisors

Job family population: 8,450

Estimated population of County Agricultural Agent jobs: 1,317

Rate of error: 5.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$66,351
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

About Chicago, Illinois

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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,705,994 (2018), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

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