The locations with the highest concentration of General Agriculture graduates are Normal, IL, Fresno, CA and Martin, TN. The locations with a relatively high number of General Agriculture graduates are Chief Lake, WI, Iowa Falls, IA and Miami, OK. The most common degree awarded to students studying General Agriculture is a Bachelor's Degree.
Information about the types of higher education institutions that grant degrees in General Agriculture and the types of students that study this field. Illinois State University awards the most degrees in graphic design in the US, but Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College and Ellsworth Community College have the highest percentage of degrees awarded in General Agriculture. Tuition costs for General Agriculture majors are, on average, $6,150 for in-state public colleges, and $26,964 for out of state private colleges. The largest share of institutions with General Agriculture programs are Public, 4-year or above institutions.
Demographic information on those who earn a degree in Agriculture in the US. The average age of a person in the workforce with a degree in Agriculture is 44.6, and the most common degree type these workers hold is a Bachelor's degree. Male employees are more likey to hold Agriculture degrees, and White students earn the majority (2,281) of the degrees.
Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for those working in the General Agriculture field from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. General Agriculture majors need many skills, but most especially Reading Comprehension. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that General Agriculture majors need more than the average amount of Science, Quality Control Analysis, and Operation and Control.
These two visualizations, one a radial chart and one a bar chart, show the same information, a rating of how necessary the following skills are for General Agriculture majors. Toggle between "value" and "RCA" to see the absolute rating of that skill (value) and the revealed comparative advantage (RCA), or how much greater or lesser that skill's rating is than the average. The longer the bar or the closer the line comes to the circumference of the circle, the more important that skill is. The importance of Science is very distinctive for majors, but the Reading Comprehension, Speaking, and Writing are the three most important skills for people in the field.