Agricultural/Farm Supplies Retailing and Wholesaling.


A program that prepares individuals to sell agricultural products and supplies, provide support services to agricultural enterprises, and purchase and market agricultural products. Includes instruction in basic business management, marketing, retailing and wholesaling operations, and applicable principles of agriculture and agricultural operations. (Moved from 01.0501)


Employment Options

Occupation Employment Average Wage
2000 Estimated 2010 Projected Annual
Avg Openings
Long-term
Outlook
Mean Entry Experienced
Purchasing Agents and Buyers, Farm Products 420 470 13 Good $20.15 $10.82 $24.82
Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary 350 420 18 Caution no record
Pest Control Workers 310 370 12 Caution no record
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers 3,150 3,680 120 Great $8.49 $6.39 $9.54
Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products 940 970 25 Caution $8.61 $6.25 $9.79