Agriculture Career Snapshot

Agriculture Career Snapshot

Graduates May be Employed as…

  • Animal Care
  • Park/Forestry Service
  • Loggers / Land Workers
  • Farm & Crop Supports
  • Farmers
  • Government Supports/Services
  • Lawn & Farm Supply
  • Ranch/Farm/Cattle Operations
  • Citrus/Orchard Harvesters
  • Nursery or Tree Farm Workers/Operators
  • Cattle Examiners
  • Food Safety Inspectors
  • Agriculture Inspectors


Examples of Potential Employers

  • Forestry Commission
  • Game & Fish Administration
  • US Dept. of Agri. Offices/Services
  • Farmers Home Administration
  • National Park Service
  • Farms & Ranches
  • Environmental Solution Firms
  • Arkansas Dept. of Environmental Quality
  • Veterinary Clinics
  • Cattle Companies & Auctions


Arkansas Area Wages

Farmers, Ranchers and Other Agricultural Managers:

Entry-level Wage............................................................................................. $37,720 annually

Mid-point Wage................................................................................................ $48,000 annually

Agricultural Technicians:

Entry-level Wage............................................................................................. $30,840 annually

Mid-point Wage................................................................................................ $39,670 annually

Agricultural Inspectors:

Entry-level Wage............................................................................................. $30,380 annually

Mid-point Wage................................................................................................ $38,240 annually

Forest & Conservation Workers:

Entry-level Wage............................................................................................. $36,030 annually

Mid-point Wage................................................................................................ $49,190 annually

Veterinary Technologists & Technicians:

Entry-level Wage............................................................................................. $22,880 annually

Mid-point Wage................................................................................................ $28,680 annually

Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers:

Entry-level Wage............................................................................................. $22,920 annually

Mid-point Wage................................................................................................ $23,240 annually

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