Agriculture Business Management Career Overview - Southwestern Illinois College

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Career Overview

The Associates in Applied Science program in Agriculture Business Management prepares students for careers as entry-level, Farmer and Ranch Managers, Buyers and Purchasing Agents of Farm Products, Sales Managers, Insurance Adjusters, Budget Analyst, Financial Analyst, and Marketing Specialist.

Approximately 59,400 job openings annually, which reflects about 2.6% growth in employment opportunities from the previous five years (USDA, 2021). Compensation for these positions is about 20% higher than the national compensation average.