Sample 1 - State of California

Occupation Profile


Printer Version
Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary
(SOC Code : 25-1041)
in California

Teach courses in the agricultural sciences. Include teachers of agronomy, dairy sciences, fisheries management, horticultural sciences, poultry sciences, range management, and agricultural soil conservation. Include both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of both teaching and research.

Employers are usually looking for candidates with a Doctor's degree .

Occupational Wages[Top]
AreaYearPeriodHourly MeanHourly by Percentile
25thMedian75th
California 20131st Qtr$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00

View Wages for All Areas  About Wages
 

Occupational Projections of Employment (also called "Outlook" or "Demand")[Top]
Projections for this occupation in California are not available.

View Projections for All Areas  About Projections
 

Job Openings from JobCentral National Labor Exchange[Top]
 
Enter a Zip Code     Find a Zip code in California

Within  miles of Zip Code.


Industries Employing This Occupation (click on Industry Title to View Employers List)[Top]
Industry Title
Number of Employers in State of California
Percent of Total
Employment for Occupation in State of California
Colleges and Universities 2,31781.0%
Junior Colleges 20618.9%

About Staffing Patterns
 

Training Programs (click on title for more information)[Top]
Program Title
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations
Agricultural and Food Products Processing
Agricultural and Horticultural Plant Breeding
Agricultural Animal Breeding
Agricultural Business and Management, General

About Training & Apprenticeships
 

About This Occupation (from O*NET - The Occupation Information Network)[Top]
Top Tasks (Specific duties and responsibilities of this job.)
Conduct research in a particular field of knowledge and publish findings in professional journals, books, or electronic media.
Prepare and deliver lectures to undergraduate or graduate students on topics such as crop production, plant genetics, and soil chemistry.
Evaluate and grade students` class work, laboratory work, assignments, and papers.
Supervise undergraduate or graduate teaching, internship, and research work.
Prepare course materials such as syllabi, homework assignments, and handouts.
Keep abreast of developments in the field by reading current literature, talking with colleagues, and participating in professional conferences.
Write grant proposals to procure external research funding.
Maintain student attendance records, grades, and other required records.
Initiate, facilitate, and moderate classroom discussions.
Advise students on academic and vocational curricula and on career issues.

More Tasks for Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary


Top Skills used in this Job
Instructing - Teaching others how to do something.
Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
Learning Strategies - Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.
Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
Active Learning - Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
Writing - Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
Judgment and Decision Making - Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.

More Skills for Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary


Top Abilities (Attributes of the person that influence performance in this job.)
Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
Inductive Reasoning - The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).
Speech Clarity - The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.
Written Comprehension - The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
Written Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.
Deductive Reasoning - The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.

More Abilities for Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary


Top Work Values (Aspects of this job that create satisfaction.)
Working Conditions - Occupations that satisfy this work value offer job security and good working conditions.
Recognition - Occupations that satisfy this work value offer advancement, potential for leadership, and are often considered prestigious.

More Work Values for Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary


Top Interests (The types of activities someone in this job would like.)
Social - Social occupations frequently involve working with, communicating with, and teaching people. These occupations often involve helping or providing service to others.
Investigative - Investigative occupations frequently involve working with ideas, and require an extensive amount of thinking. These occupations can involve searching for facts and figuring out problems mentally.

More Interests for Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary

 
Related Links
Career Information
Local Area Profile
Compare Occupations
View Similar Occupations
O*Net - The Occupation Information Network


 


Related Articles and Publications
Nontraditional Employment for Women, 10/11/2011
Explore Nearly 300 Occupations with California Occupational Guides!, 5/8/2009
On-line Job Opening Systems, 6/29/2007
Contingent Workers Bolster California Work Force, 12/22/2006
The New and Improved LaborMarketInfo Web Site, 4/26/2008