C$55,417
Avg. Salary

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

C$3,800

Profit Sharing

C$3,500

An Agronomist earns an average salary of C$55,149 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

C$42,297 - C$71,446
C$42K
C$55K
C$71K
MEDIAN: C$55,417
10%
50%
90%
C$16.27 - C$40.00
C$16
C$21
C$40
MEDIAN: C$20.57
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$76K
Salary C$42,297 - C$71,446
Bonus C$197 - C$10,189
Profit Sharing C$0.00 - C$7,047
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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C$41,213 - C$76,816
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 15 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 172
Hourly Data C$0C$40
Hourly Rate C$16.27 - C$40.00
Overtime C$14.75 - C$40.19
Annual Data C$0C$76K
Bonus C$197 - C$10,189
Profit Sharing C$0.00 - C$7,047
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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C$41,213 - C$76,816
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 15 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 29

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 C$54,000 based on 65 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 C$60,000 based on 24 salaries. An experienced Agronomist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$69,000 based on 19 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 C$63,000 based on 7 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

8%

-7%

-11%

-14%

National Average: C$56,123

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Agronomist

Gender

Female
49 %
Male
51 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 28 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Agronomist Salaries

▲23%

▲12%

▲8%

National Average
C$56,000

▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
49 %
Male
51 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
vision benefits
Vision: 51%
no benefits
None: 22%