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Horticultural Agent Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$57,147 (USD)

Average Salary

$27/hr

Average Hourly

$1,120

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Horticultural Agent is $57,147 a year and $27 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Horticultural Agent is between $41,859 and $69,881. 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.
Horticultural Agent Job Prevalence in Chicago, 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:
$66,250
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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Horticultural Agent Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

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