Agriculture Consultants Earnings


Information for this occupation includes employment level and growth, age and gender profile, full-time and part-time work, earnings, hours of work, employment by State/Territory and main employing industries.


These data show median weekly earnings for the occupation compared with the median across all occupations, for total employment and for full-time workers. Earnings are before tax and do not include employer superannuation contributions. (The median is the middle value in a distribution when the values are arranged in ascending or descending order.) These figures are indicative and cannot be used to determine a particular wage rate. Source: ABS EEBTUM survey August 2013 cat. no. 6310.0. Estimates have been rounded and consequently some discrepancies may occur between sums of the component items and totals. Please see the Help page for further information.

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(ANZSCO: 2341) Agricultural and Forestry Scientists
Employment Employment for Agricultural and Forestry Scientists to November 2019 is expected to remain relatively steady. Employment in this very small occupation (5700 in November 2014) fell in the past five years and in the long-term (ten years), although with very small occupations employment estimates can fluctuate.
Unemployment Unemployment for Agricultural and Forestry Scientists is below average.
Job openings Over the five years to November 2019, the number of job openings for Agricultural and Forestry Scientists is expected to be low (equal to or less than 5,000). Job openings can arise from employment growth and people leaving the occupation.
Educational profile The most common level of educational attainment for Agricultural and Forestry Scientists is Bachelor degree (42.2 per cent).
Gender The female share of Agricultural and Forestry Scientists is 24.4 per cent and 86.4 per cent of Agricultural and Forestry Scientists work full time. Average weekly hours for full time workers are 42.8 (compared to 40.9 for all occupations).
Age profile The main age group is 35-44 years (28.3 per cent) and the median age is 41 years (compared to 40 years for all occupations).
Earnings In August 2013 (latest available data) weekly earnings full-time before tax (and not including employer superannuation) were $1,385 (compared to earnings for all occupations of $1,152).
Industries Agricultural and Forestry Scientists are mainly employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Professional, Scientific and Technical Services and Public Administration and Safety.

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