Agriculture is no longer a county, state, or national industry. It has become a worldwide industry in need of qualified technicians.
The UNOH College of Applied Technologies' Agricultural Equipment Department offers diploma, associate, and baccalaureate degree programs to help students develop life and career skills in mechanical, leadership, and management areas. The job responsibilities of agricultural equipment service technicians are becoming more complex as more electronic components control the operations of tractors and combines.
Study time in the UNOH College of Applied Technologies' Agricultural Equipment Department is divided between classroom and mechanical work on agricultural equipment similar to what is being used on farms today. Our diploma and associate degree programs in Agricultural Equipment Technology will provide the foundation for your career in this industry.
The Agricultural Equipment field is a specialized job market with job opportunities in dealerships, corporate, and family farms across the country. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the average annual wage of an Agricultural Equipment Technician is $38,590! Annual earnings range between $31,800 and $49,320 per year depending on your job title and location of employment. For the most current employment statistics according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, visit www.bls.gov.*
*U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2015, www.bls.gov, viewed June 2016