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Agricultural and Food Science Technician Salary and Wage Information

  Percentile 10% (Low) 50% (Median) 90% (High)
  Hourly Wage $10.02 $15.26 $23.69
  Annual Wage $20,800 $31,700 $49,300
  • "10% (Low)" indicates that 10% of workers earned less and 90% earned more.
  • "50% (Median)" indicates that 50% of workers earned less and 50% earned more.
  • "90% (High)" indicates that 90% of workers earned less and 10% earned more.
  • "N/A" indicates that data is not available
* The annual salary and wage data presented above represents U.S. based workers with full-time employment and year-round schedules.

 Career Description
Agricultural and Food Science Technicians work with agricultural scientists in research, production, and processing. They assist with animal breeding and nutrition, and under supervision, conduct experiments to improve yield and quality of crops. They include technicians that assist food scientists or technologists.