Crop and Soil Sciences Careers and Employment Opportunities

Our graduates are growing the future. Your opportunity awaits.

Agriculture and the environment have never been more important to the future of our state, country and world. That’s why we’re focused on training the next generation of crop and soil scientists.

Career Paths

Not sure which career path is for you? Consider one of the fields in Crop & Soil Science in which the demand is far outpacing the number of graduates.

Typical Employers

Graduates in Crop & Soil Science can expect to find employment working with:

  • Government Agencies
  • Nongovernment Organizations
  • International Development Organizations
  • Farms
  • Universities and Colleges
  • Developers
  • Research Facilities

Job Titles

From agronomy to real estate, you’ll have a wide variety of career options with a Crop or Soil Science degree. Learn about salary ranges, job forecasting, and detailed descriptions of work activities for the following positions:

Opportunities in Crop & Soil Science

Our graduates pursue meaningful careers that help feed a growing world population, address climate change and sustainable agriculture, and protect water resources and the environment.

Explore crop and soil science job opportunities.

Career Resources

The Soil Science program provides the support graduates need to design and pursue rewarding careers. Use these resources to launch your career:

FFA AgExplorer

Use the FFA AgExplorer tool to search a broad range of career opportunities.

Post-Graduate Salary

Search the salary outlook guide to find out what Soil Science graduates earn.

Jobs and Internships

Learn the skills you need to successfully apply for a job or internship.

Agriculture Careers

Go deep in your career research.

Graduate School

Explore more graduate program options in Soil Science.

CALS Career Services

Let us help you put your CALS degree to work.

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