Agricultural representatives, consultants and specialists

National Occupation Code (NOC): 2123  ยท  Browse All Occupations

Agricultural representatives, consultants and specialists provide assistance and advice to farmers on all aspects of farm management, cultivation, fertilization, harvesting, soil erosion and composition, disease prevention, nutrition, crop rotation and marketing. They are employed by businesses, institutions and governments that assist the farming community, or they may be self-employed.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Acreage-quota Assignment Officer
  • Agricultural Advisor
  • Agricultural Consultant
  • Agricultural Extension Supervisor
  • Agricultural Livestock Specialist
  • Agricultural Representative
  • Agricultural Soil And Crop Specialist
  • Agricultural Specialist
  • Agriculturist
  • Agrologist
  • Agronomist
  • Consulting Agrologist
  • Crop Specialist
  • Demonstrator - Department Of Agriculture
  • District Agricultural Specialist
  • District Agronomist
  • Extension Service Agronomist
  • Farm Management Consultant
  • Farming Consultant
  • Field Service Adviser - Agriculture
  • Field Service Agent - Agriculture
  • Government Agricultural Service District Representative
  • Growers' Advisor
  • Irrigation Consultant - Agriculture
  • Livestock Specialist
  • P.Ag. (professional Agrologist)
  • Professional Agrologist (P.Ag.)
  • Representative, Government Agricultural Service
  • Soil Conservationist
  • Soil Fertility Expert
  • Agricultural Consultant
  • Agricultural Extension Supervisor
  • Agricultural Livestock Specialist
  • Agricultural Representative
  • Agricultural Soil And Crop Specialist
  • Agriculturist
  • Agrologist
  • Agronomist
  • Consulting Agrologist
  • Crop Specialist
  • Farm Management Consultant
  • Field Service Adviser - Agriculture
  • Field Service Agent - Agriculture
  • Growers' Advisor
  • Professional Agrologist (P.Ag.)

Median Income by Education

The following table details the median income for various education levels for agricultural representatives, consultants and specialists.

Education Level Median Income
No certificate, diploma or degree N/A
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate N/A
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma N/A
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma N/A
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level N/A
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above $56,986
Total: Highest certificate, diploma or degree $63,688
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

Median Income by Gender

The following table details median income by gender for agricultural representatives, consultants and specialists.

Gender Median Income
Male $63,688
Female $56,613
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Extracted Salary Information (4 samples)

The following salary data has been extracted from job posts indexed on this website over the last year for agricultural representatives, consultants and specialists.

$52,000.00
Lowest Observed
$140,000.00
Highest Observed
$52,000.00
25th Percentile
$89,250.00
Average
$82,500.00
Median
$85,000.00
75th Percentile

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Regional Employment Participation by Age Group

This chart and accompanying table outlines regional employment participation by age group for agricultural representatives, consultants and specialists

Age Group Employed Individuals
15 to 24 years 20
25 to 34 years 30
35 to 44 years 50
45 to 54 years 15
55 to 64 years 35
65 to 74 years 30
75 years and over 0
Total 170
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Employment Type

This chart outlines regional employment participation by employment type for agricultural representatives, consultants and specialists. Hover over a pie section to see the associated employment type, or refer to the table below.

Employment Type Employed Individuals
Full Time 40
Part Time 115
Total 160
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Gender

This chart outlines regional employment participation by gender for agricultural representatives, consultants and specialists. Hover over a pie section to see the associated gender, or refer to the table below.

Gender Employed Individuals
Male 125
Female 45
Total 180
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Class of Worker

This chart outlines regional employment participation by class of worker for agricultural representatives, consultants and specialists. Hover over a pie section to see the associated class, or refer to the table below.

Class Employed Individuals
Employee 125
Self Employed 55
Total 170
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Labour Force Status

This chart outlines regional employment participation by labour force status for agricultural representatives, consultants and specialists. Hover over a pie section to see the associated labour status, or refer to the table below.

Labour Status Individuals
Employed 180
Unemployed 0
Total 170
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Education Level

This chart outlines regional employment participation by education level for agricultural representatives, consultants and specialists. Hover over a pie section to see the associated education level, or refer to the table below.

Education Level Individuals
No certificate, diploma or degree 10
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate 20
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 20
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 10
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 0
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 115
Total 160
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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