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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
Reading Comprehension44.62
Judgment and Decision Making44
Active Listening44
Complex Problem Solving44.38

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
Oral Expression44.62
Problem Sensitivity44.25

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
Integrity4.46
Analytical Thinking4.46
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 2017

   
Metro AreaTotal EmploymentAnnual Mean Salary
Des Moines-West Des Moines90 $93,100
Columbus40 $92,640
AmesN/A N/A
FresnoN/A N/A
Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-ArcadeN/A N/A
Los Angeles-Long Beach-AnaheimN/A $76,010

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Total employment and salary for professions similar to agricultural engineers

Source : 2017 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2016-26 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; O*NET® 22.1 Database, O*NET OnLine, National Center for O*NET Development, Employment & Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, onetonline.org

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