Salary for Precision Agriculture Technicians

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The role of precision agriculture technicians is to maximize crop yield and minimize resource consumption using geospatial data and site specific characteristics. They may collect soil samples, use computer models to study characteristics such a drainage patterns, soil pH and rainfall, create and read maps, and develop crop-management plans based on their findings. These professionals also maintain detailed records of their work, and may conduct multi-year analyses of sites to further improve production. Some college training is expected for this occupation.

A Precision Agriculture Technician gets wages between 32000 to 48000 depending on seniority levels. Precision Agriculture Technicians usually receive a pay level of Forty Six Thousand Five Hundred dollars per annum.

Precision Agriculture Technicians are paid at the highest level in Oklahoma, where they get job pay of approximately $65370. People holding these jobs are paid at the highest level in Management of Companies and Enterprises, which has average job salaries of $73490.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 8.79 percent nationwide in that time.
Precision Agriculture Technicians tend to make the most in the following industries
Information $73,490
Management of Companies and Enterprises $58,950
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction $55,970
Utilities $55,060
Transportation and Warehousing $51,040
Finance and Insurance $50,570
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Construction $43,280
Educational Services $43,580
Other Services (except Public Administration) $44,740
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing $44,820
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation $44,910
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services $45,010