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Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary In Demand

General Information

Description

Teach courses in the agricultural sciences. Includes teachers of agronomy, dairy sciences, fisheries management, horticultural sciences, poultry sciences, range management, and agricultural soil conservation. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Workplace at a Glance

What you can expect to experience while on the job

  • Responsibility
  • Exposure to job hazards
  • Physical activity
  • Decision making
  • Repetitiveness
  • Level of competition
  • Time pressure

Industry areas

  • Education & Training

Job Outlook

Projected Job Growth (2022 - 2032)
+8%
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Salary

Average Salary

Salary

$85,860

State-by-state Salary

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$137,530
$47,390
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Education & Interests

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • Doctoral degree 55%
  • Post-doctoral training 27%
  • Master's degree 14%
  • Bachelor's degree 1%
  • Associate's degree 1%
  • High school 0%
  • Some college 0%
  • Post baccalaureate 0%
  • Less than high school 0%
  • Post-master's certificate 0%
  • First professional degree 0%
  • Post-secondary certificate 0%

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PERSONALITY CHARACTERISTICS

You may find this career fulfilling if you consider yourself to be:

  • Social — You have an interest in helping, teaching, advising, assisting or providing service to others.
  • Investigative — You have an interest in studying and researching objects, organisms, and other things.
  • Realistic — You have an interest in physically working with equipment, materials or structures.

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Skills at a Glance

Skills helpful in this career

  • Verbal skills
  • Critical thinking & problem solving
  • Equipment operation & maintenance
  • Math & science skills
  • Technology design & control
  • Leadership

Knowledge

  • Education and Training
  • Biology
  • English Language
  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Mathematics

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