There are currently an estimated 2,700 agricultural engineers in the United States. The agricultural engineer job market is expected to grow by 7.4% between 2016 and 2026.

How employable are agricultural engineers?

CareerExplorer rates agricultural engineers with a F employability rating, meaning this career should provide poor employment opportunities for the foreseeable future. Over the next 10 years, it is expected the US will need 4,200 agricultural engineers. That number is based on 200 additional agricultural engineers, and the retirement of 4,000 existing agricultural engineers.

What’s the supply of agricultural engineers?

The agricultural engineer industry is concentrated in California, Iowa, Indiana

Agricultural Engineer job market by state

State Name Employed Agricultural Engineers
California 260
Iowa 150
Indiana 110
Ohio 100
Idaho 90
Texas 70
Georgia 60
Kentucky 60
Illinois 50
Florida 50
Oklahoma 50
Pennsylvania 50
Utah 40
South Dakota 40
Arizona 30
Colorado 30
Kansas 30