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


Northwest Arkansas Area Wages

Agricultural Workers/Farmworkers/Crop & Nursery:

Entry-level Wage............................................................................................. $16,830 annually

Average Wage................................................................................................. $22,556 annually

Agricultural Inspectors, Examiner, Analyst, Safety:

Entry-level Wage............................................................................................. $38,945 annually

Average Wage................................................................................................. $45,645 annually

Forest & Conservation Workers & Technicians:

Entry-level Wage............................................................................................. $19,320 annually

Average Wage.................................................................................................. $26,440 annually

Fish & Game Wardens:

Entry-level Wage............................................................................................. $38,720 annually

Average Wage................................................................................................. $48,970 annually

Veterinary Technologists & Technicians:

Entry-level Wage............................................................................................. $21,268 annually

Average Wage................................................................................................. $27,035,098 annually

Veterinarians:

Entry-level Wage............................................................................................. $56,070 annually

Average Wage................................................................................................. $87,987 annually