Agricultural/Biological Engineering and Bioengineering

Agricultural engineers design agricultural machinery, equipment, and agricultural structures. Agricultural Engineers may perform tasks as planning, supervising and managing the building of dairy effluent schemes, irrigation, drainage, flood and water control systems, perform environmental impact assessments and interpret research results and implement relevant practices.

Some specialties include power systems and machinery design; structures and environmental science; and food and bioprocess engineering. They develop ways to conserve soil and water and to improve the processing of agricultural, food, and biorenewable products.


Environmental Engineers
Wage: $96,820
10 Year Growth Rate: 4.0%
Education Requirements:
Bachelor's degree
Agricultural Engineers
Wage: $82,640
10 Year Growth Rate: 5.0%
Education Requirements:
Bachelor's degree