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Agricultural Food Scientists Skills

Below are the skills needed to be agricultural food scientists 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 Listening3.883.88
Reading Comprehension3.884.25
Writing3.884
Active Learning3.753.88
Critical Thinking3.754.25

Agricultural Food Scientists Abilities

Below are the abilities needed to be agricultural food scientists 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 Reasoning44.38
Oral Comprehension44.38
Problem Sensitivity44.12
Written Comprehension44.38
Category Flexibility3.884.12

Agricultural Food Scientists Knowledge

Below are the knowledge areas needed to be agricultural food scientists 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 Processing4.565.15
Chemistry4.485.7
Food Production4.224.63
Biology4.045.26
English Language3.854.52

Agricultural Food Scientists Work activities

Below are the work activities involved in being agricultural food scientists 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
Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates4.355.04
Evaluating Information to Determine Compliance with Standards4.314.85
Getting Information4.275.35
Making Decisions and Solving Problems4.235.19
Analyzing Data or Information4.195.27

Agricultural Food Scientists Work styles

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

   
Work StyleImportance
Integrity4.54
Attention to Detail4.42
Dependability4.38
Analytical Thinking4.31
Cooperation4.12

Metro Areas Sorted by Total Employment for
Agricultural Food Scientists

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

   
Metro AreaTotal EmploymentAnnual Mean Salary
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward560 $82,090
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell550 $56,870
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim440 $69,060
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara390 $91,240
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington340 N/A
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson310 $79,890
Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade220 $70,730
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario140 $60,320
Madison110 $66,720
San Antonio-New Braunfels110 $68,410

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Total employment and salary for professions similar to agricultural food scientists

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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