An Agronomist earns an average salary of AU$57,919 per year.

AU$46,322 - AU$83,546
AU$46K
AU$58K
AU$84K
MEDIAN: AU$58,026
10%
50%
90%
AU$16.02 - AU$33.12
AU$16
AU$25
AU$33
MEDIAN: AU$25.00
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$86K
Salary AU$46,322 - AU$83,546
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$6,904
Profit Sharing AU$6,730
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$46,738 - AU$86,955
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 233
Hourly Data AU$0AU$33
Hourly Rate AU$16.02 - AU$33.12
Overtime AU$28.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$86K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$6,904
Profit Sharing AU$6,730
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$46,738 - AU$86,955
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 11

Job Description for Agronomist

An agronomist helps select the correct nutrients for the crop(s) being grown and manage nutrient distribution. On a day-to-day basis, an agronomist may be required to develop budgets for facilities and available land, conducting inventory tracking of manure, and making sure that plans meet regulatory requirements. They are also responsible for hiring and scheduling, coordinating schedules, conducting quality control, and supervising employees. Agronomists also conduct product testing and evaluations; establish and maintain strong relationships with clients; and handle contracts and insurance issues. Additionally, these professionals must know how to sample soil, scout for crops, diagnose the nutrients that crops need, and determine the effectiveness of a nutrient.

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Agronomist Tasks

  • Analyze soil, plant, and water samples for various crops, draft agricultural production plans, and estimate yields.
  • Collect accurate data and create reports to clarify and support agricultural plans.
  • Consult on problems such as plant disease and adverse crop growing conditions.
  • Coordinate buying and implementation of new fertilizer and seeds.

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Pay by Experience Level for Agronomist

Pay by Experience for an Agronomist has a positive trend. An entry-level Agronomist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$55,000 based on 162 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Agronomist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$67,000 based on 58 salaries. An experienced Agronomist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$76,000 based on 53 salaries. An Agronomist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$81,000 based on 30 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$58,430

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Key Stats for Agronomist

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
12%

Experience Affects Agronomist Salaries

▲39%

▲31%

▲15%

National Average
AU$58,000

▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 6%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 93%