Median annual wages in the industries employing the largest numbers of agricultural engineers in May 2010 were as follows:
|Architectural, engineering, and related services||$78,940|
|Federal government, excluding postal service||74,770|
|Agriculture, construction, and mining machinery
|Educational services; state, local, and private||52,450|
Agricultural engineers’ work schedules differ from that of most other engineers. Their work must often be done when weather permits, and they must take full advantage of good weather to fulfill their clients’ needs as quickly as possible.
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook