Agricultural Economics

Agricultural economics tends to be more microeconomic oriented. Many undergraduate Agricultural Economics degrees tend to be more like a traditional business degree rather than a traditional economics degree.

At the graduate level, many agricultural economics programs focus on a wide variety of applied microeconomic topics. During the last decades, graduates from Agricultural Economics departments find jobs in diversified sectors of the economy; from corporations to government.


Wage: $105,630
10 Year Growth Rate: 13.0%
Education Requirements:
Master's degree
Farmers, Ranchers, and Agricultural Managers
Wage: $73,060
10 Year Growth Rate: -1.0%
Education Requirements:
High school diploma or equivalent