Irrigation Specialist

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An irrigation specialist is responsible for overseeing the planning, design, installation and maintenance of irrigation systems. The irrigation system may be part of a landscaping project, such as a golf course. Or it may be part of an agricultural project, such as crop watering and resource management.

TRAINING/EDUCATION NEEDED

The minimum education requirement is a certification or an Associate's degree.

WHERE TO STUDY

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

SALARY EXPECTATIONS

In October 2019, the median yearly salary for an irrigation specialist was $49,147, according to PayScale.com. For more information, visit Study.com's Irrigation Specialist Profile.

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS AND ASSOCIATIONS

VIDEOS AND TESTIMONIALS

Learn about irrigation jobs from employees at Rain Bird.