Google Trend of Agronomist search interest over an 8 year period of time. The interest has been pretty consistent with professionals practicing Agronomy.
Bureau of Labor Statistics information for an Agronomist falls under their group of professions in Agricultural & Food Scientists which were reported in 2010 earning a median wage of $58,450 a year which is about $28.10 an hour. This is in line with the state by state salaries listed below for an Agronomist who might specialize in things like plant physiology, plant genetics, soil science and even biotechnology. There definitely some states that pay much higher wages to agronomists due to the demands of the marketplace. With food scarcity and quality and ever increasing important factor in day to day life a person agronomy can expect to find a very solid career. For total number of jobs available to people in the agronomy field there are about 33,500 jobs and a growth rate of 10% is expected for the job market from 2010 – 2020 adding about 3,500 agronomy jobs.
Listed below is information that is specific to Agronomist job salaries that you can expect to receive in that state area. Our state by state breakdown allows you to see which state is best to get a job as an Agronomist. The salary information provided below is off of real-world job listings for Agronomists and the pay offered for those jobs. We source Indeed, Simply Hired, PayScale and GlassDoor.com. The information provided by Indeed about their process for collecting salary averages is as follows: “Indeed Salary Search is based on an index of salary information extracted from over 50 million job postings from thousands of unique sources over the last 12 months. Many job descriptions don’t contain salary information, but there are enough that do to produce statistically significant median salaries for millions of keyword, job title and location combinations – in fact, most job searches you are likely to think of. As new jobs are added each day, the Indeed Salary Search index is automatically updated with fresh salary data, so the salary results are as up-to-date as they could possibly be.”