Why teach ag?
The total average salary in 2015 was $72,635, with an additional $15,000 in fringe benefits (medical, vision, dental, retirement, etc.).
The highest ag teacher salary in 2015 was
There are over
95,000 AG STUDENTS
in the state with the potential to become tomorrow's leaders in agriculture, business and industry.
Agriculture teachers are in
as California agriculture program enrollment continues to rise.
Through the successful integration of classroom and laboratory instruction, leadership development, and experiential learning you will never have the same day twice as an ag teacher. Enjoy the daily variety that accompanies teaching career technical skills, science, math, communications, leadership, management and technology.
TEACHING ENVIRONMENTS INCLUDE:
Colleges and universities
Industry and business settings
Nurseries and greenhouses
School farms and gardens
Number of ADDITIONAL agricultures teachers hired.
Positions that went UNFILLED, due to the teacher shortage.
Estimated number of agriculture teacher RETIREMENTS in the coming 5-7 years.
teachers lead a
every day of their career.
In the past ten years California hired
additional ag teachers and opened
new agriculture programs.