Agricultural Mechanics and Equipment Machine Technology Major

Description: A program that prepares individuals to maintain and repair specialized farm, ranch, and agribusiness power equipment and vehicles. Includes instruction in the principles of diesel, combustion, electrical, steam, hydraulic, and mechanical systems and their application to the maintenance of terrestrial and airborne crop-spraying equipment; tractors and hauling equipment; planting and harvesting equipment; cutting equipment; power sources and systems for silos; irrigation and pumping equipment; dairy, feeding, and shearing operations; and processing systems. Is Agricultural Mechanics and Equipment Machine Technology the right major for you?
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Agricultural Mechanics and Equipment Machine Technology Major

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Salary Info

Median Annual Wage

$53,280

Median Hourly Wage

$25.62*

Total Employed Nationally

117,510


Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2010 wage data external site and 2008-2018 employment projections external site. "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2008-2018). "Projected job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.

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