Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for an Agronomist is $51,977
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Agronomists?
An entry-level Agronomist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $47,164 based on 24 salaries. An early career Agronomist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $49,145 based on 195 salaries. A mid-career …Read more
What Do Agronomists Do?
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 …Read more
- 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.