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Agricultural Food Science Technicians Skills

Below are the skills needed to be agricultural food science technicians 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
Active Listening3.623.38
Reading Comprehension3.624
Speaking3.53.25
Writing3.53.25
Critical Thinking3.253.62

Agricultural Food Science Technicians Abilities

Below are the abilities needed to be agricultural food science technicians 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 Reasoning3.753.5
Oral Comprehension3.754.12
Oral Expression3.754
Written Expression3.753.75
Deductive Reasoning3.623.5

Agricultural Food Science Technicians Knowledge

Below are the knowledge areas needed to be agricultural food science technicians 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
Production and Processing4.244.23
Customer and Personal Service3.583.82
Chemistry3.573.94
English Language3.413.23
Clerical3.43.7

Agricultural Food Science Technicians Work activities

Below are the work activities involved in being agricultural food science technicians 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
Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events4.524.33
Getting Information4.54.18
Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings4.454.03
Evaluating Information to Determine Compliance with Standards4.434.23
Analyzing Data or Information4.394.45

Agricultural Food Science Technicians Work styles

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

   
Work StyleImportance
Attention to Detail4.79
Integrity4.64
Dependability4.6
Cooperation4.41
Adaptability/Flexibility4.27

Metro Areas Sorted by Total Employment for
Agricultural Food Science Technicians

Listed below are the 10 largest metro areas based on the total number of people employed in Agricultural Food Science Technicians jobs , as of 2017

   
Metro AreaTotal EmploymentAnnual Mean Salary
Ithaca720 $55,530
Des Moines-West Des Moines620 $59,600
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim590 $39,910
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara570 $48,700
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward520 N/A
Columbus290 $35,170
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell230 $38,840
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario230 $42,030
Ames220 $41,050
Madison210 $34,580

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Total employment and salary for professions similar to agricultural food science technicians

Source : 2017 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2016-26 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; O*NET® 23.1 Database, O*NET OnLine, National Center for O*NET Development, Employment & Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, onetonline.org

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