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Agricultural/Biological Engineering and Bioengineering


Agricultural engineers design agricultural machinery, equipment, and agricultural structures. Agricultural Engineers may perform tasks as planning, supervising and managing the building of dairy effluent schemes, irrigation, drainage, flood and water control systems, perform environmental impact assessments and interpret research results and implement relevant practices.

Some specialties include power systems and machinery design; structures and environmental science; and food and bioprocess engineering. They develop ways to conserve soil and water and to improve the processing of agricultural, food, and biorenewable products.

Careers

Environmental Engineers
Wage: $80,000
10 Year Growth Rate: 25.4%
Self Employed: 2.7%
Unemployment Rate: 1.5%
Employed Part Time: 3.0%

Education Requirements:
Bachelor's degree
Agricultural Engineers
Wage: $76,000
10 Year Growth Rate: 8.6%
Self Employed: 0.0%
Unemployment Rate: 3.0%
Employed Part Time: 7.3%

Education Requirements:
Bachelor's degree