Average Starting Salaries: Agriculture 2016 Edition

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There are many factors to take into consideration when deciding where to begin your career.

Deciding where to hatch your career? There are many factors to take into consideration.

For example, what are your interests? What skills do you have that can help you excel on the job? You might also want to research the job market to see what roles are most available in your potential field.

Another important thing to consider is your salary. This is especially important for grads looking to pay off student debt or move out for the first time – the salary you end up making after graduation will dictate many of your post-graduate decisions.

The Agriculture industry offers a variety of roles with well-paying entry-level salaries, making it a great place for students with different educational backgrounds to start their careers.

If the Agriculture industry isn’t on your radar yet, the following information may change your mind!

Agronomist
Vancouver, BC 54,345
Calgary, AB 58,994
Saskatoon, SK 51,380
Winnipeg, MB 47,894
Toronto, ON 57,303
Montreal, QC 55,036
Halifax, NS 56,001
St. John’s, NL 54,109
NATIONAL AVERAGE 49,494
Quality Assurance Analyst
Vancouver, BC 48,066
Calgary, AB 51,269
Saskatoon, SK 44,421
Winnipeg, MB 42,733
Toronto, ON 49,233
Montreal, QC 45,152
Halifax, NS 43,659
St. John’s, NL 43,251
NATIONAL AVERAGE 48,820
Sales Associate
Vancouver, BC 34,727
Calgary, AB 39,998
Saskatoon, SK 37,938
Winnipeg, MB 30,695
Toronto, ON 38,372
Montreal, QC 37,677
Halifax, NS 34,094
St. John’s, NL 37,090
NATIONAL AVERAGE 35,384
Laboratory Assistant
Vancouver, BC 32,320
Calgary, AB 31,822
Saskatoon, SK 31,743
Winnipeg, MB 29,286
Toronto, ON 28,880
Montreal, QC 31,028
Halifax, NS 29,204
St. John’s, NL 30,117
NATIONAL AVERAGE 33,579
Research & Development Associate
Vancouver, BC 41,831
Calgary, AB 45,096
Saskatoon, SK 41,029
Winnipeg, MB 38,642
Toronto, ON 46,908
Montreal, QC 39,615
Halifax, NS 39,344
St. John’s, NL 42,206
NATIONAL AVERAGE 47,133
Environmental Coordinator
Vancouver, BC 52,716
Calgary, AB 62,976
Saskatoon, SK 57,696
Winnipeg, MB 51,270
Toronto, ON 49,447
Montreal, QC 49,050
Halifax, NS 52,093
St. John’s, NL 59,106
NATIONAL AVERAGE 52,007
Technical Support Representative
Vancouver, BC 37,241
Calgary, AB 39,779
Saskatoon, SK 32,152
Winnipeg, MB 30,055
Toronto, ON 38,579
Montreal, QC 36,292
Halifax, NS 30,752
St. John’s, NL 32,100
NATIONAL AVERAGE 38,813
Power Engineer
Vancouver, BC 63,101
Calgary, AB 72,934
Saskatoon, SK 68,572
Winnipeg, MB 57,266
Toronto, ON 62,803
Montreal, QC 57,602
Halifax, NS 60,423
St. John’s, NL 76,582
NATIONAL AVERAGE 69,699

Want to learn more about the Agriculture Industry? Check out our Career Guide!

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