Examine ornamental and edible crops to determine health. Advise farmers, growers and managers of horticultural production operations on best ways to improve yield or health of plants.
If you pursue this career, you will most likely do the following:
To build this career, you need to understand horticultural science basics and have good managerial skills.
Those working horticultural consultant jobs earn a national median salary of $45,320, but those in North Carolina can expect to earn a state median salary of $53,510.
Wondering how to become a horticultural consultant? Most horticultural consultants have at minimum a post-secondary certificate, and more typically, a bachelor’s degree. A small percentage have advanced degrees and even doctorates.
There are many different types of related horticultural consultant jobs to choose from. The following are just a few of the common job titles graduates of horticultural science programs qualify for:
Educate, inform, and assist farmers, greenhouse managers, nursery workers, landscapers and groundskeepers. Jumpstart your career by applying to a horticultural science certificate or program today.