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Modern agriculture and ag-related sciences touch almost every aspect of our lives. This is especially true in California where agriculture generated nearly $46 billion dollars in annual sales from 2016-17, making California the largest producer of cash crops in the country. A degree or certificate from your local community college can catapult you into your new career.

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Careers in Agriculture, Water, & Environmental Technologies

Agriculture, Water and Environmental Technologies sector gradsare doing amazing things in these high-demand fields and more!

Agriculture, Water & Environmental | Services | Wholesale Trade | Agriculture Support & Production

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Skills Gained

Get the critical knowledge and tools to succeed in an Agriculture, Water and Environmental Technologies career.

Interpersonal | Leadership Work Ethic | Ability to Learn New Things | Critical Thinking | Communication | Problem Solving | Scientific Understanding | Technical | Mechanical | Environmental Awareness

Earning Potential for Careers in Agriculture, Water, & Environmental Technologies

Your Career Education in Agriculture, Water & Environmental Technologies opens doors to bigger opportunities, higher salaries, and more!

  • Farmers, Ranchers &Other Agricultural Managers: $48,620 – $99,200
  • Fish & Game Wardens: $46,230 – $69,060
  • Forest & Conservation Workers: $21,220 – $37,870
  • Graders & Sorters: $21,080 – $26,210
  • Management Analysts: $61,610 – $110,600
  • Pest Control Workers: $27,570 – $43,890
  • Precision Agriculture Technicians: $36,610 – $61,790
  • Soil & Plant Scientists: $47,710 – $81,360
  • Veterinary Technologists/Technicians: $27,430 – $39,860
  • Wholesale & ManufacturingSales Reps: $39,480 – $81,880

I wanted a job that there was always going to be a need for. We have to have water for everything.

Jason
Future BUILT Graduate

Agriculture, Water, & Environmental Technology Facts

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Flowers are Orange County’s number one cash crop, accounting for 48% of total crop exports.

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Demand for soil and plant scientists is expected to grow 35% by 2022, almost 5 times the national average for all jobs.

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90% of agriculture-related Career Education graduates in Orange County and Los Angeles reported finding a job within six months of completing their certifications or degrees.

Orange County Community Colleges