There are currently an estimated 27,500 agricultural and food science technicians in the United States. The agricultural and food science technician job market is expected to grow by 6.2% between 2016 and 2026.
How employable are agricultural and food science technicians?
CareerExplorer rates agricultural and food science technicians with a D employability rating, meaning this career should provide weak employment opportunities for the foreseeable future. Over the next 10 years, it is expected the US will need 8,800 agricultural and food science technicians. That number is based on 1,700 additional agricultural and food science technicians, and the retirement of 7,100 existing agricultural and food science technicians.
What’s the supply of agricultural and food science technicians?
The agricultural and food science technician industry is concentrated in California, Iowa, Wisconsin
Agricultural and Food Science Technician job market by state
|State Name||Employed Agricultural and Food Science Technicians|
|Virgin Islands, U.S.||40|