Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

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SOC Code: 19-4011

Work with agricultural and food scientists in food, fiber, and animal research, production, and processing; and assist with animal breeding and nutrition. Conduct tests and experiments to improve yield and quality of crops or to increase the resistance of plants and animals to disease or insects. Includes technicians who assist food scientists or technologists in the research and development of production technology, quality control, packaging, processing, and use of foods.

Automation Risk Level

You are doomed

or 97% probability of automation

Projected Growth


by 2024

Median Annual Wage


or $18.05 hourly

People Employed


as of 2016


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Least likely

How this compares with other jobs: 665 out of 703

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