How Much Do Agriculture Professors Make in 2021 (including Starting Salary)

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2021 Annual Salary, Salary Range, and Highest Paying States and Industries

Agricultural Sciences Professors

Agricultural Sciences Professors 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.

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Table of contents
  1. Average salary
  2. Starting salary
  3. Salary rank
  4. Salary range
  5. Highest paying states
  6. Highest paying industries

Average salary

Annual salary
$96200 per year

Starting salary

Entry-level annual salary
$47,100 to $65,660 per year

Entry-level Postsecondary Agricultural Sciences Teachers with little to no experience can expect to make anywhere between $47,100 to $65,660 per year. Similar to any other job, their salary will increase as they gain experience.

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Salary rank

We wanted to make it easy for our readers to compare the salary of Postsecondary Agricultural Sciences Teachers to all the other careers out there. So we created Salary Rank. We compared the salary of all careers then we gave them a rank of A, B, C, or D depending on where their average salary sit in comparison to other careers.

Salary range

Level Hourly Annual
Highest (Top 10%) $* $157,650
Senior (Top 25%) $* $120,890
Middle (Mid 50%) $* $90,340
Junior (Bottom 25%) $* $65,660
No experience (Bottom 10%) $* $47,100

Highest paying states

State Hourly Annual
IN $* $137,870
MI $* $123,630
NY $* $115,080
WA $* $109,070
CA $* $106,650
MA $* $105,610
FL $* $104,570
IA $* $104,430
GA $* $104,390
NC $* $102,150

* Postsecondary Agricultural Sciences Teachers are generally paid on an annual basis not hourly.

Another simple way to increase your salary as a Postsecondary Agricultural Sciences Teacher is to move to a higher paying state. However moving to a higher paying state like IN doesn’t guarantee that you will make more because the expenses at IN might be much higher than where you are currently living at right now.

According to BLS, the highest paid Agriculture Professors are in the states of IN, MI, NY, WA and CA.

Highest paying industries

Salary by industry Annual Hourly
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools $101260 $*
State Government $93170 $*
Junior Colleges $75860 $*

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