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Agricultural and Food Science Technician Salary, Earnings and Wage Information

  Pay Period Low Median High
  Hourly $10.02 $15.26 $23.69
  Annual $20,800 $31,700 $49,300
  • “High” indicates 90% of workers earn less and 10% earn more.
  • “Median” indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
  • “Low” indicates 10% of workers earn less and 90% earn more.
  • “N/A” indicates the data is not available.

Notes: The yearly wage data presented above represents U.S. workers who are employed full-time with year-round schedules.

Occupation Description

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians work with agricultural scientists in research, production, and processing. They assist with animal breeding and nutrition, and under supervision, conduct experiments to improve yield and quality of crops. They include technicians that assist food scientists or technologists.