Agricultural representatives, consultants and specialists

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

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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 N/A
Total: Highest certificate, diploma or degree N/A
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 Sex

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

Sex Median Income
Male $57,055
Female $58,604
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 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 10
25 to 34 years 10
35 to 44 years 20
45 to 54 years 10
55 to 64 years 25
65 to 74 years 0
75 years and over 0
Total 60
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 10
Part Time 40
Total 50
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 Sex

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

Sex Employed Individuals
Male 40
Female 10
Total 50
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 45
Self Employed 15
Total 60
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 60
Unemployed 0
Total 60
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 0
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate 10
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 25
Total 50
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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