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Agricultural Equipment Operators - What They Do

Agricultural Equipment Operators generally receive Moderate-term on-the-job training before they are capable of performing their job at an acceptable level. Once employed, Agricultural Equipment Operators can expect to earn an average of $23,000 per year throughout their career.

In addition, over the coming 10 years Agricultural Equipment Operators will see a fairly meaningful decline in jobs available within their industry. They will likely experience a decline in employment of -5.0%. In respect to starting your own business, Agricultural Equipment Operators rarely feel the entrepreneurial itch. Currently, 0.2% of the employment base is classified as self-employed.

Given the job environment today, it should come as no surprise that Agricultural Equipment Operators are currently facing unemployment levels approaching 10.9%.

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