Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

Fast Growing
Steady Growth

Degree Finder

Where are you located?

What are you interested in?

Choose Areas of Interest:

What type of school are you looking for?

Financial aid may be available if you qualify

Occupation Description

Agricultural and food science technicians work with agricultural and nutrition scientists in food, fiber, and animal study, manufacture, and dispensation; and contribution with animal breeding and nutrition. They conduct trials and experiments to advance harvest and superiority of yields or to increase the resistance of florae and faunae to illness or insects. Consist of specialists who support food scientists or technologists in the investigation and development of production technology, quality control, packaging, dispensation, and use of nutrition.

Estimated Income

Lower End
Upper End
All financial data provided by Bureau of Labor Statistics (

Total Employees In 2010


Job Openings By 2020


Growth Rate


Required Education

Associate's degree
Specific Programs:

Required Work Experience