Agricultural Engineering is the area of engineering concerned with the design, construction and improvement of farming equipment and machinery. Agricultural engineers integrate technology with farming.
The minimum requirement is a Bachelor's degree. Additionally, a professional engineer (PE) license from the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES) is required.
WHERE TO STUDY
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In December 2018, the median yearly starting salary for an engineer was $66,530, according to Salary.com. For more information, visit Study.com's Agricultural Engineer Profile.
PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS AND ASSOCIATIONS
- National Society of Professional Engineers
- The American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers
VIDEOS AND TESTIMONIALS
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