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College Agricultural Sciences Teachers

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Teach courses in the agricultural sciences. Includes teachers of agronomy, dairy sciences, fisheries management, horticultural sciences, poultry sciences, range management, and agricultural soil conservation. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.


  • Many postsecondary teachers find the environment intellectually stimulating and rewarding because they are surrounded by others who enjoy the subject.
  • Educational qualifications range from expertise in a particular field to a Ph.D., depending on the subject taught and the type of educational institution.
  • Competition is expected for tenure-track positions; better opportunities are expected for part-time or non-tenure-track positions.
  • Ph.D. recipients should experience the best job prospects.


Personality I like helping others
Salary $79,900/yr ($39.95/hr)
Job Outlook Bright
Education Doctor or Professional degree