Agricultural Technicians

General Information

Description

Work with agricultural scientists in plant, fiber, and animal research, or assist with animal breeding and nutrition. Set up or maintain laboratory equipment and collect samples from crops or animals. Prepare specimens or record data to assist scientists in biology or related life science experiments. Conduct tests and experiments to improve yield and quality of crops or to increase the resistance of plants and animals to disease or insects.

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Salary

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Education

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • Master's degree 31%
  • Bachelor's degree 29%
  • Associate's degree 18%
  • Post-master's certificate 15%
  • High school 2%
  • First professional degree 1%
  • Some college 0%
  • Doctoral degree 0%
  • Post baccalaureate 0%
  • Less than high school 0%
  • Post-doctoral training 0%
  • Post-secondary certificate 0%

Knowledge

  • Biology
  • Computers and Electronics
  • Geography
  • Mathematics
  • Clerical
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