Agriculture Salary Guide: 2014 Edition

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Career opportunities in the agriculture industry are vast! There are tons of agriculture paths to go down depending on where your passion and interests fall. It may be on the production line, in the field, marketing your products, or working with crops or animals.

The career opportunities are not only vast in agriculture, there are also unique opportunities countrywide. Each province has different agricultural capabilities that feed consumer demands, which makes this a very strong industry to get into.

To give you an idea of your starting point salary wise within the industry, we researched some of the most popular Agriculture jobs to pinpoint the average starting salaries for new grads with zero to two years’ experience. Find out where you can expect to start and if you need more egg-cellent Agriculture industry information check out our Agriculture Career Guide!

Agronomist

  • British Columbia: $41,191.00
  • Alberta: $44,998.00
  • Saskatchewan: $40,791.00
  • Manitoba: $37,340.00
  • Ontario: $37,340.00
  • Quebec: $37,340.00
  • Nova Scotia: $37,340.00

Quality Assurance Specialist

  • British Columbia: $50,950.00
  • Alberta: $49,907.00
  • Saskatchewan: $44,164.00
  • Manitoba: $45,242.00
  • Ontario: $48,166.00
  • Quebec: $44,314.00
  • Nova Scotia: $44,384.00

Research & Development Associate

  • British Columbia: $57,970.00
  • Alberta: $56,783.00
  • Saskatchewan: $51,391.00
  • Manitoba: $51,476.00
  • Ontario: $54,803.00
  • Quebec: $50,420.00
  • Nova Scotia: $50,500.00

Quality Control Analyst

  • British Columbia: $47,952.00
  • Alberta: $46,970.00
  • Saskatchewan: $41,565.00
  • Manitoba: $42,580.00
  • Ontario: $45,332.00
  • Quebec: $41,707.00
  • Nova Scotia: $41,772.00

Testing Technician

  • British Columbia: $54,297.00
  • Alberta: $53,186.00
  • Saskatchewan: $47,066.00
  • Manitoba: $48,215.00
  • Ontario: $51,330.00
  • Quebec: $47,226.00
  • Nova Scotia: $47,300.00

Laboratory Assistant

  • British Columbia: $51,368.00
  • Alberta: $50,317.00
  • Saskatchewan: $44,527.00
  • Manitoba: $45,614.00
  • Ontario: $48,561.00
  • Quebec: $44,678.00
  • Nova Scotia: $44,749.00

Learn more in TalentEgg’s Agriculture Career Guide!

Sources: salary.com, payscale.com

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