Agriculture Government Job Officer Salary In India |B.Sc Agriculture Jobs pay scale per month

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In this article, we will discuss every detail of the Agriculture Officer Salary after doing your degree in respective courses like B.Sc or M.Sc Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Forestry, Soil and Water Management, Horticulture, Dairy Engineering, Farm Management, Food Business, etc.

An agricultural officer is one of the best Government or Private Jobs in India for Students who are currently pursuing an Agriculture Degree or Degree holder Candidates in Agriculture field.

Agriculture Officer Bank Jobs and their Salary

Good News to all aspirants of Agriculture background that in every Bank like SBI, IBPS, RRB, NABARD, etc. there are specially reserved posts for agriculture degree holder and in State Bank as well. And they are categorized under Specialist officer.

So you have a major advantage over other field candidates to grabbing Bank Jobs Quickly and secure your position in a Government Bank job.

Payscale of Agriculture Officer Jobs in Banks of India

Post NamePay ScaleSalary per Month
Agriculture Field Officer(IBPS AFO)23,700-42,000Approx Rs. 40,000 per month
Junior Associate Agriculture(SBI Clerk Salary)11,765-31,450Around Rs. 22,000 to Rs. 25,000 in-hand salary per month
Agriculture Specialist Officer(IBPS RRB)14,500-25,700Rs. 29,000 to 33,000 Salary per month
Nabard Agriculture Officer 35,150-62400Around Rs. 68,000 to Rs. 72,000 salary per month

Note: Salary of Agriculture officer in Bank vary with Tier of cities. Generally, Metro City Bank Officer gets a higher salary than rural and semi-urban Officers.

Mostly the posting of an agriculture bank officer is done in rural areas. So, they are getting less salary as compared to general bank officers(PO and Clerk).

B.Sc Agriculture Jobs Salary(Private or Government Officer)

BSc Agriculture Course becoming one of the popular course day by day in India Because of Huge Opportunity in Government Jobs and Private Jobs. Also there Post is specially reserved for agriculture background students.

Generally B.Sc Agriculture graduate can earn up to Rs. 50,000 just after doing its graduation.

Various Government Jobs and their payscale after B.Sc Agriculture

  1. Agriculture Extension Officer Salary

Job ProfileSalary per month
They are intermediaries between Farmers and Agriculture Researchers for providing their best knowledge to improve outcomesInitial Salary Rs. 50,000 to Rs. 60,000 in-hand per month with all allowances

2. Agriculture Development Officer Salary (Pay Scale of ADO)

Job ProfileSalary per month
These officers are the coordinator of the agriculture process going on in different rural areas or villages of Block.Initial Salary Rs. 65,000 to Rs. 75,000 in-hand per month and it varies from State to State.

3. District Agriculture Supervisor Officer Salary

Job ProfileSalary per month
These officers collect the reports of agriculture activities going on in particular Blocks of its District from ADO and give their final overview on them.Initial Salary Rs. 80,000 to Rs. 1 lakh in-hand per month and it also varies from State to State.

4. Agriculture Assistant Director Officer Salary

Job ProfileSalary per month
They provide information about Agriculture Government policies and their schemes to farmers with the help of their employees in the department.Initial Salary Rs. 50,000 to Rs. 60,000 in-hand per month with all allowances

PayScale in Different Private Sector Job Agriculture Officer Designation

Expected Range of Salary in different agriculture fields in India per month. 

NameSalary
Wood PlantationRs. 35,000 to Rs. 60,000/month
Rubber PlantationRs. 30,000 to Rs. 50,000 per month
Jute PlantationRs. 31,000 to Rs. 48,000 per month
Tea PlantationInitial Salary Rs. 25,000 to Rs. 45,000
Cocoa PlantationInitial Salary Rs. 28,000 to Rs. 48,000
Grafting ExpertInitial Salary Rs. 30,000 to Rs. 55,000
Social Forestry OfficerRs. 35,000 to Rs. 62,000/month

Note: These Agriculture Field Jobs Salaries given above may vary from State to State and their rule of State Government.

Agriculture Government Officer Salary after 7th pay Commission in India

As we know Government jobs in India are assumed to be one of the best jobs But their perks and benefits vary with the different designation of a particular field.

Agriculture Government Officer is one of the designations in Government Jobs where Salary, perks, and other allowances are higher than other Jobs.

NameSalary
Agricultural EngineerInitial Payscale Rs. 40,000 to Rs. 60,000 
Agronomy Expert OfficerRs. 65,000 to Rs. 1 lakh per month
Irrigation Specialist OfficerInitial Salary Rs. 45,000 to Rs. 75,000/month
Innovative Agricultural OfficerInitial Salary Rs. 55,000 to Rs. 1.3 lakh per month
Agricultural Loan OfficerInitial Salary Rs. 45,000 to Rs. 90,000/month
Food Inspector Rs. 35,000 to Rs. 70,000 per month
Farm ManagerRs. 50,000 to Rs. 95,000 per month
UPSC IFS OfficerInitial Salary Rs. 1.1 Lakh to Rs. 1.5 Lakh/month and other allowances
SSC FCI Agriculture ManagerRs. 55,000 to Rs. 70, 000/month
Agriculture professor/lecturerInitial Payscale Rs. 60,000 to Rs. 85,000/month
Horticulture Officer Initial Salary Rs. 50,000 to Rs. 70,000/month

Note: These Government Agriculture Jobs salaries vary with Payscale commission set by State Government or Central Government.

Agriculture Officer Salary in different states of India

State NameSalary
Rajasthan (RPSC)Rs. 50,000 to Rs. 60,000/month
Tamil Nadu (TNPSC)Rs. 38,000 to Rs. 75,000/month
Maharastra (MPSC)Rs. 50,000 to Rs. 70,000/month
Telangana (TSPSC)Initial Salary Rs. 37,500 to Rs. 55,000
Odisha (OPSC)Initial pay scale Rs. 9,300 to Rs. 34,800
Andhra Pradesh (APPSC)Initial Salary Rs. 40,000 to Rs. 80,000/month
Karnataka (KPSC)Rs. 35,000 to Rs. 50,000 per month

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Conclusion

Now you know the expected salaries of Agriculture officer job in the private sector or Government sector. So you can choose your career in the Agriculture field wisely and secure your future.

Also, there is a huge scope in agricultural entrepreneurship where no limit of salary or payscale it only depends on your hard work or smart work. 

Salary should not be your only choice to select agriculture jobs. Choose what is better for you, what you want to see yourself in the future, what you are contributing to the farming field, farmers, and society.

FAQ

Q.1 What percentage is required to apply for various agriculture government jobs?

Ans. Mostly Government Job Set the limit of percentage between 50 to 60% But it may vary with the role of its job, criteria set by state government jobs and central jobs.

Q.2 Which Degree is required for becoming Agriculture Development/Extension/supervisor etc.?

Ans. In most Government jobs, B.Sc or M.Sc Agriculture degree is needed to apply for these jobs.

Q.3 What types of jobs do agriculture students get in Research and Development?

Ans. Agricultural Research Scientist (ARS) and Research Fellow Jobs are available for Agriculture background students and their salary and perks also huge in numbers.

Q.4 Becoming an Entrepreneur or getting a job in agriculture, Which is better? 

Ans. There is a huge scope in the Agriculture entrepreneur than any other field as the majority of our population depend on farmers so there is no limit in this field. It is your personal choice to select between the Agribusiness or its jobs. But any time there are more benefits in business rather than a job. 

Q.5 Which sector is better Private or Government for agriculture students?

Ans.  Private sector:

  • Initial payscale is not good as government job
  • It is easily achievable as compared to a government job
  • Private sector value your skill, not your degree marks or profession.
  • Salary in the private sector depends only on you, the more you work hard or increase your skill, the more reward and payscale you will get in the future.
  • Job security is the major concern for most of the candidates to choose the private sector over the government.

Government Jobs

  • Achieving this job is way difficult than private jobs as in India there is endless competition for the Government job
  • Salary depends on payscale, your position, promotion but not on your hard work.
  • Stability and Job Security are some of the biggest reasons for candidates selecting Government jobs over private jobs.
  • Agriculture officer salary in Government jobs is slightly lower than other jobs as they mostly work in rural areas.
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5 thoughts on “Agriculture Officer Salary in India 2021 (B.Sc Government Jobs Pay Scale)”

  1. Though Agriculture is the back bone of our country,the sector is highly neglected.So also the Agricultural graduates,post graduates & extension workers & farmers who toil hard to feed the country.What ever high profile/paid positions r there,all grabbed by research people who r very few.The people toiling hard get nothing.
    This is Govt.Agril job scenario.
    What to tell about farmers ?

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