A drone specialist works with unmanned aerial vehicles to support the growing, monitoring, and/or harvesting of plants.
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.
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
- Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association
- Association of Professional Drone Pilots
- Drone Pilots Federation
- Federal Aviation Administration
VIDEOS AND TESTIMONIALS
Learn why Angus Benson-Blair of the Rio 2016 Olympics chose to become a drone specialist.