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Horticultural Agent Salary

$53,090 (USD)

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Last updated: June 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Horticultural Agent is $53,090 a year and $26 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Horticultural Agent is between $38,887 and $64,920. 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

  • 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.
Horticultural Agent Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Farm and Home Management Advisors

Job family population: 8,450

Estimated population of Horticultural Agent jobs: 1,317

Rate of error: 5.6%

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 most populous city is New York City. Forty...

Horticultural Agent Job Listings for United States

Agent Associate
Jun 12
Baltimore City, United States
University of Maryland College of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Agent Associate Working Title ... Home Horticulture Educator & Master Gardener Position Numbe r : 117684 Category Status: Faculty ...
Agent Associate/Master Gardener #117684
Jun 9
Baltimore, United States
University of Maryland Extension
Agent Associate/Master Gardener (POS. 117684) Full Time University of MD Extension Baltimore City. ... Support horticulture programming, collaborate with educational partners and community members. BA ...
Cultivation Agent
Apr 29
Lincoln, IL, USA
Cresco Labs
The Cultivation Agent is responsible for providing on-site cultivation for one or more medical ... horticulture or related field preferred • Two years of experience in a general gardening ...
Landscape Maintenance Account Manager
May 2
West Chester, PA, USA
Del Vacchio Landscapes, Inc.
... agent · PLNA Pennsylvania Certified Horticulturist (PCH) or NALP Landscape Industry Certified Exterior Technician (If not certified at time of hire you will have 12 months to achieve one of these ...
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