Drone Specialist

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A drone specialist works with unmanned aerial vehicles to support the growing, monitoring, and/or harvesting of plants.

TRAINING/EDUCATION NEEDED

No formal education is required, training and experience are required and a certification.

WHERE TO STUDY

For 2- and 4-year college and university programs across the country, visit our Where to Study page.

SALARY EXPECTATIONS

In December 2016, the median yearly salary for a drone specialist was $55,610, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. For more information, visit Study.com's Drone Specialist Profile.

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS AND ASSOCIATIONS

VIDEOS AND TESTIMONIALS

Learn why Angus Benson-Blair of the Rio 2016 Olympics chose to become a drone specialist.