Average Agronomist Salary

Avg. Base Salary (USD)

The average salary for an Agronomist is $61,576 in 2023

Base Salary
$44k - $92k
$971 - $13k
Profit Sharing
$230 - $20k
$2k - $17k
Total Pay
$41k - $96k
Is Average Agronomist Salary your job title? Find out what you should be paid
Use our tool to get a personalized report on your market worth.What's this?
United States (change)
How it works:
Enter city & years of experience
Add pay factors like skills & education
Find your market worth with a report tailored to you

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Agronomists?

What Do Agronomists Do?

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.
Find your market worth – how it works:

How do Agronomists Rate Their Jobs?

3.8 out of 5
Highly Satisfied
Based on 27 responses, the job of Agronomist has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.81 out of 5. On average, Agronomists are highly satisfied with their job.

FAQs About Agronomists

What is the highest pay for Agronomists?

Our data indicates that the highest pay for an Agronomist is $92k / year

What is the lowest pay for Agronomists?

Our data indicates that the lowest pay for an Agronomist is $44k / year

How can Agronomists increase their salary?

Increasing your pay as an Agronomist is possible in different ways. Change of employer: Consider a career move to a new employer that is willing to pay higher for your skills. Level of Education: Gaining advanced degrees may allow this role to increase their income potential and qualify for promotions. Managing Experience: If you are an Agronomist that oversees more junior Agronomists, this experience can increase the likelihood to earn more.