An Entry-Level Agronomist earns an average salary of C$53,507 per year.

C$40,989 - C$65,413
C$41K
C$53K
C$65K
MEDIAN: C$52,642
10%
50%
90%
C$15.51 - C$29.90
C$16
C$20
C$30
MEDIAN: C$19.90
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$68K
Salary C$40,989 - C$65,413
Bonus C$99.10 - C$10,197
Profit Sharing C$3,000
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$40,229 - C$68,988
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Feb 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 118
Hourly Data C$0C$44
Hourly Rate C$15.51 - C$29.90
Overtime C$0.00 - C$44.38
Annual Data C$0C$68K
Bonus C$99.10 - C$10,197
Profit Sharing C$3,000
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$40,229 - C$68,988
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Feb 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 15

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.

Agronomist Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$53,250

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Agronomist Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Agronomist in Portage la Prairie:
"Be Prepared for Overtime."
If a person loves being outside, working in just about any kind of weather, and is proud to actually see their work come to fruition, ie watch crops grow from seed to maturity, then this is a career a person would enjoy.

Key Stats for Agronomist

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
78%
5-9 years
17%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: 19%