• Career File

    Here are the career pathways available in Agriculture:
    • Agriscience
    • Agribusiness
    • Plant science, horticulture
    • Forestry, natural resource
    • Animal or veterinary science
    • Agriculture mechanics
     
    The sample occupations in this table meet at least two out of three Georgia Department of Education definitions for high-demand, high-wage, high-skill jobs.
     
    Occupation Specialties
    Level of Education Needed
    Average Salary Annual Avg Openings in GA
    Postsecondary biological science teacher
    Doctoral degree
    $65,749
    70
    Environmental engineer Bachelor’s degree $78,043

    50

    Environmental compliance inspector Long-term on the- job training $51,667

    150

    Aquaculture manager Bachelor’s degree $56,285

    180

    Forest and conservation technician Associate’s degree $37,565

    210

    Zoologist and wildlife biologist Bachelor’s degree $49,858

    20

    Manager of landscaping/lawn service/groundskeeping workers Work experience $36,483

    210

    Pesticide handler, sprayer, and applicator Moderate-term on-the-job training $29,640

    30

    Soil and plant scientist Bachelor’s degree $56,077

    10

    Landscape architect Bachelor’s degree $73,195

    50