Salary for Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

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This occupation has now been updated to Agricultural Technicians and Food Science Technicians

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These technicians assist agricultural and food scientists in research regarding the disease resistance, processing and production of food and agricultural products, and may assist in animal breeding programs. Their role may include the development of new technologies, or the improvement of existing technologies and processes used in these activities.

A Agricultural or Food Science Technician usually gets a pay level of somewhere between $28,650 to $66,620 based on experience and education levels. usually get an average wage of fourty-five thousand nine hundred and twenty dollars on an annual basis.

are compensated at the highest average salary in Massachusetts, where they earn average wages of just about $52,250. This group of people are compensated most highly in Management of Companies and Enterprises, which has job pay of $54,590.

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Agricultural and Food Science Technicians tend to make the most in the following industries:

Management of Companies and Enterprises
$54,590
Wholesale Trade
$51,570
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$46,030
Health Care and Social Assistance
$45,860
Transportation and Warehousing
$45,800
Manufacturing
$45,410

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$33,980
Other Services (except Public Administration)
$37,770
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
$38,640
Retail Trade
$39,220
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$39,780
Public Administration
$41,700