Agricultural Engineers Skills

Below are the skills needed to be agricultural engineers according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 7 being highest).

   
Skill NameImportanceCompetence
Critical Thinking4.124.25
Active Listening44
Complex Problem Solving44.38
Judgment and Decision Making44
Reading Comprehension44.62

Agricultural Engineers Abilities

Below are the abilities needed to be agricultural engineers according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 7 being highest).

   
Ability NameImportanceCompetence
Inductive Reasoning4.124.12
Oral Comprehension4.124.12
Written Comprehension4.124.88
Deductive Reasoning44.25
Oral Expression44.62

Agricultural Engineers Knowledge

Below are the knowledge areas needed to be agricultural engineers according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 7 being highest).

   
Knowledge AreaImportanceCompetence
Engineering and Technology4.656.12
Design4.385.42
Mathematics4.385.54
Physics4.125.31
English Language3.884.42

Agricultural Engineers Work activities

Below are the work activities involved in being agricultural engineers according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest).

   
Work ActivityImportanceCompetence
Making Decisions and Solving Problems4.735.31
Interacting With Computers4.544.42
Getting Information4.55.2
Analyzing Data or Information4.355.38
Processing Information4.355.58

Agricultural Engineers Work styles

Below are the work styles involved in being agricultural engineers according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest).

   
Work StyleImportance
Attention to Detail4.58
Analytical Thinking4.46
Integrity4.46
Dependability4.38
Initiative4.15

Metro Areas Sorted by Total Employment for
Agricultural Engineers

Listed below are the 10 largest metro areas based on the total number of people employed in Agricultural Engineers jobs , as of 2019

   
Metro AreaTotal EmploymentAnnual Mean Salary
Columbus30 $98,860
Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-ArcadeN/A $75,490

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Total employment and salary for professions similar to agricultural engineers

Source : 2019 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2018-28 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; O*NET® 24.3 Database, O*NET OnLine, National Center for O*NET Development, Employment & Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, onetonline.org