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Total Degrees
Awarded in 2016
growing 8.15%
Median In-State
Public Tuition
growing 7.63%
Median Out-of-State
Private Tuition
growing 3.7%
Average Wage
declining 0.35%
People in Workforce
growing 3.23%
Average Employee Age
declining 1.26%


Information about the types of higher education institutions that grant degrees in Agronomy & Crop Science and the types of students that study this field. Iowa State University awards the most degrees in graphic design in the US, but Special Focus Institutions and Ohio State University Agricultural Technical Institute have the highest percentage of degrees awarded in Agronomy & Crop Science. Tuition costs for Agronomy & Crop Science majors are, on average, $7,155 for in-state public colleges, and $42,556 for out of state private colleges. The largest share of institutions with Agronomy & Crop Science programs are Public, 4-year or above institutions.


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Information on the businesses and industries that employ Agriculture graduates and on wages and locations for those in the field. Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges is the industry that employs the most Agriculture majors both by share and by number, though the highest paying industry for Agriculture majors, by average wage, is Wired telecommunications carriers.


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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, 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 (859) of the degrees.

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Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for those working in the Agronomy & Crop Science field from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Agronomy & Crop Science majors need many skills, but most especially Speaking. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Agronomy & Crop Science majors need more than the average amount of Equipment Maintenance, Repairing, 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 Agronomy & Crop Science 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 Equipment Maintenance is very distinctive for majors, but the Speaking, Reading Comprehension, and Critical Thinking are the three most important skills for people in the field.

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