$50,734
Avg. Salary
$17.12
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$4,057

Bonus

$2,450

Profit Sharing

$6,725

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Agronomist is $17.12 per hour.

The median Agronomist has a base pay of $50,734. Salaries generally range from $36k to $80k. The median bonus is $4,057. Skills that can affect salary include Sales, Research Analysis, Field Sales, agronomy, Problem Solving, Technical Sales.
$11.63
10%
$17.12
50%
$27.98
90%
MEDIAN $17.12
$36k
10%
$51k
50%
$80k
90%
MEDIAN $50,734
$36,371 - $80,239
$36K
$51K
$80K
MEDIAN: $50,734
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$11.63 - $27.98
$12
$17
$28
MEDIAN: $17.12
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$0$86K
Salary $36,371 - $80,239
Bonus $489 - $13,132
Profit Sharing $817 - $6,851
Commission $352 - $24,944
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).
)
$35,651 - $86,668
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 560
Hourly Data $0$43
Hourly Rate $11.63 - $27.98
Hourly Tips $0.14
Overtime $18.22 - $43.85
Annual Data $0$86K
Bonus $489 - $13,132
Commission $352 - $24,944
Profit Sharing $817 - $6,851
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).
)
$35,651 - $86,668
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 67

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.

Read More...
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 Pay By Employer

$0$66K

CHS, Inc.
9 profiles
$55,000

$40,724

Agronomist Job Listings

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 $47,000 based on 212 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 $59,000 based on 85 salaries. An experienced Agronomist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 46 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 $66,000 based on 46 salaries.

Agronomist Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Agronomist?

Agronomist in Rushmore:
"Great Place to Work."
Pros: Great people, good company to work for. Everyone is willing to help everyone out.
Cons: I cover two locations and feel I am underpaid for monitoring two locations.

Agronomist in Grinnell:
"Being an agronomist."
Pros: Being able to travel and operate farm equipment.
Cons: Long hours, break downs, dealing with employees.

Agronomist in Lubbock:
"Long hours not enough pay."
Find a good job make 50k or more.

Related Job Salaries

Key Stats for Agronomist

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 91 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
13%

Experience Affects Agronomist Salaries

Late-Career
▲26%

Experienced
▲25%

Mid-Career
▲13%

National Average
$52,000

Entry-Level
▼9%

Skills That Affect Agronomist Salaries

Field Sales
▲24%

agronomy
▲18%

Technical Sales
▲10%

Research Analysis
▲9%

National Average
$52,000

Sales
▼1%

Problem Solving
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 91 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
no benefits
None: 13%