Precision Agriculture Technicians
Employment data isn't available specifically for this occupation from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, so we are using the data from Agricultural Technicians.
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Moderate Risk (41-60%): Occupations with a moderate risk of automation usually involve routine tasks but still require some human judgment and interaction.
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The number of 'Agricultural Technicians' job openings is expected to rise 9.7% by 2031
Updated projections are due 09-2023.
In 2022, the median annual wage for 'Agricultural Technicians' was $41,760, or $20 per hour
'Agricultural Technicians' were paid 9.8% lower than the national median wage, which stood at $46,310
As of 2022 there were 13,140 people employed as 'Agricultural Technicians' within the United States.
This represents around < 0.001% of the employed workforce across the country
Put another way, around 1 in 11 thousand people are employed as 'Agricultural Technicians'.
Apply geospatial technologies, including geographic information systems (GIS) and Global Positioning System (GPS), to agricultural production or management activities, such as pest scouting, site-specific pesticide application, yield mapping, or variable-rate irrigation. May use computers to develop or analyze maps or remote sensing images to compare physical topography with data on soils, fertilizer, pests, or weather.
SOC Code: 19-4012.01
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