Career Outlook for Agricultural Technicians

Also known as:  Agriculture Technician, Agronomy Technician, Artificial Breeding Technician, Cotton Program Technician, Dairy Lab Technician, Dairy Technician, Dairy Technologist, Feed Mill Lab Technician, Feed Research Technician, Food Quality Technician
The overall job outlook for Agricultural Technician careers has been negative since 2004. Vacancies for this career have decreased by 10.77 percent nationwide in that time, with an average decline of 1.8 percent per year. Demand for Agricultural Technicians is expected to go up, with an expected 6,900 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 5.10 percent over the next few years.
TOP STATES
There are currently more Agricultural Technicians in the following states
Texas 2,860
California 2,210
Iowa 870
Ohio 750
Illinois 630
Minnesota 600
Washington 510
BOTTOM STATES
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Agricultural Technicians
New Mexico 30
Vermont 40
Maine 40
Arizona 50
Utah 50
Louisiana 60
South Carolina 70
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