Agribusiness Technicians

Agribusiness technicians combine their agriculture and business backgrounds to manage or offer management consulting services to farms and agricultural businesses. Agribusiness technicians, also called agricultural business technicians and farm and home management advisers, generally work as liaisons between farms and agricultural businesses, representing either the farm or the business.


Quick Facts
Alternate Title(s) Agricultural Business Technicians, Farm and Home Management Advisers
Duties Manage or offer management consulting services to farms and agricultural businesses
Salary Range Below $25,000 to $75,000
Work Environment Indoors/Outdoors
Best Geographical Location(s) Opportunities are available throughout the United States, but they are especially strong in areas with a large number of farms
Minimum Education Level
  • Associate's Degree
School Subjects
  • Agriculture
  • Business
  • Economics
Experience Internships
Personality Traits
  • Enterprising
  • Organized
  • Realistic
Skills
  • Business Management
  • Financial
  • Organizational
Certification or Licensing None
Special Requirements None
Employment Prospects Fair
Advancement Prospects Good
Outlook Little Change or More Slowly than the Average
Career Ladder
  • Business Owner, or Freelance Agent, or Regional Farm Credit Manager
  • Experienced Agribusiness Technician
  • Entry-Level Agribusiness Technician

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