Hydroponic specialists grow plants without soil; generally growing the plant in a solution of water and nutrients.
The minimum requirement is to have a high school diploma and experience. Additional degrees may be required for advanced positions.
WHERE TO STUDY
For 2- and 4-year college and university programs across the country, visit our Where to Study page.
In May 2020, the median yearly salary for a hydroponic specialist was $60,000, according to PayScale.com. For more information, visit Study.com's Hydroponic Specialist Profile.
PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS AND ASSOCIATIONS
- American Society for Horticultural Science
- American Society of Plant Scientists
- Aquaponics Association
- Hydroponic Society of America
VIDEOS AND TESTIMONIALS
Learn about hydroponic farming from Pierre Sleiman Jr., CEO and founder of Go Green Agriculture.