Occupation Title: Agricultural Engineers
Description: Apply knowledge of engineering technology and biological science to agricultural problems concerned with power and machinery, electrification, structures, soil and water conservation, and processing of agricultural products.
Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Code: 17-2021
Sample Job Titles: Professor, Engineer, Project Engineer, Agricultural Engineer, Agricultural Safety and Health Program Director, Assistant Professor, Research Agricultural Engineer, Research Leader, Agricultural Systems Specialist, Conservation Engineer
Estimated Total Employment*
Projected Job Openings (2010-2020): 800
*Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics program does not include self-employed workers in employment estimates. O*NET and other BLS programs do include self-employed workers.
This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. REC-0439914 and DRL-0910041 (Enhancing Departments and Graduate Education in Geography).
Suggested citation: Association of American Geographers, Jobs & Careers Website, Salary Data and Trends, http://www.aag.org/cs/salary_data_and_trends/salary_data_and_trends_overview (accessed mm//dd/yyyy).