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Horticultural Agent Salary
in Illinois, United States

$55,401 (USD)

Average Salary

$27/hr

Average Hourly

$1,086

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 18, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Horticultural Agent is $55,401 a year and $27 an hour in Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Horticultural Agent is between $40,580 and $67,746. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Illinois, United States.

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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.
Horticultural Agent Job Prevalence in Illinois, 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:
$64,225
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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About Illinois, United States

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Description: Illinois ( (listen) IL-ə-NOY) is a state in the Midwestern and Great Lakes regions of the United States. It has the fifth largest gross domestic product (GDP), the sixth largest population, and the 25th largest land area of all U.S. states. Illinois has been noted as a microcosm of the entire United States. With Chicago in northeastern Illinois, small industrial cities and immense agricultural productivity in the north and center of the state, and natural resources such as coal, timber, and petroleum in the south, Illinois has a diverse economic base, and is a major transportation hub. Chicagoland, Chicago's metropolitan...

Horticultural Agent Job Listings for Illinois, United States

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 ...
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