B.Tech Agricultural Engineering Jobs, Scope, Salary in India

Duration: 4 Years
Avg Fees: ₹1 - 5 LPA
Surobhi Chatterjee
Surobhi Chatterjee

Updated on - Jan 4, 2023

Jobs after B.Tech Agricultural Engineering is ample as the course is designed to encourage students to pursue cross-traditional agricultural engineering modules and seek employable opportunities. Advancement in technology has changed every field today, and agriculture is no exception. Agriculture and its allied industries play a significant role in the economic sector of India. To bring about development and technological advancement in India's agricultural sector, agricultural engineering jobs are in high demand.

Career Prospects and Job Scope for a B.Tech Agricultural Engineer

There are a lot of opportunities for deserving aspirants who complete the B.Tech Agriculture Engineering course. Students with relevant skills, knowledge, and experience will choose the right career after completing the course. The B.Tech Agricultural Engineering is highly job-oriented, especially in India, where agriculture plays a significant role in its economy. Skilled professionals with technical skills are always in demand. 

There are several B.Tech Agricultural Engineering jobs that you can go for. With a keen knowledge of the field, you can also explore the following career opportunities.

  • Agricultural Sales Engineer
  • Manufacturing Manager
  • Agriculture Program Manager
  • Researcher/Fundamental Analyst
  • Primary Production Manager
  • Farming Consultant & Agronomist
  • Sales Manager
  • Agriculture Portfolio Manager

Salary Packages for B.Tech Agricultural Engineers

Students with a B.Tech Agricultural Engineering degree, pay scale ranges by the type of job, experience, and the skills possessed by the aspirant. However, the starting salary would be around INR 5 - 7 LPA. 

Below listed are the average pay for the B.Tech Agricultural Engineering aspirants:

(Source: Payscale)
Designation Salary
Area Sales Manager INR 9.2 LPA
Agricultural Engineer INR 3.5 LPA
Manager Trainee INR 2.9 LPA
Administrative/Office Manager INR 5.2 LPA

Government Jobs for B.Tech Agricultural Engineering Aspirants

Since agricultural engineers are offered knowledge in food processing, soil conservation, and agricultural mechanization, etc., professionals in this field can find job opportunities in both state and central government organizations, and for finding government jobs, aspirants will have to take up different examinations like Staff Selection Commission and Union Public Service Commission. In-state service examinations like Maharashtra State Service Examination, there is a separate optional paper for agricultural engineering, and aspirants taking up examinations like these can enter into state services. 

(Source: Glassdoor)
Top Government Hiring Companies Job Designation Salary
Union Public Service Commission Assistant Agricultural Marketing Adviser  INR 2 LPA
Punjab Agricultural University  Teaching/management/clerical vacancy  INR 3.8 LPA
Ministry of Agriculture  Store Officer  INR 4.6 LPA
Central Research Institute for Dryland Agriculture  Senior Research Fellow  INR 4.1 LPA

Private Jobs for B.Tech Agricultural Engineering Aspirants

B.Tech Agricultural Engineering salary India average for graduates is INR 5 - 7 LPA. The job designations include: 

(Source: Glassdoor)
Top Private Hiring Companies Job Profiles Salary
Axis Bank Agriculture Water Quality Assistant INR 7.4 LPA
Bank of India Agriculture Officer  INR 5.1 LPA

 Listed below are the top private companies who hire B.Tech Agricultural Engineering students:

  • AMUL Dairy
  • Nestle India
  • Frigorifico Allana
  • ITC
  • Farming Industry Consultants
  • Agricultural Commodities Processors
  • Escorts
  • Proagro Seed

Job Opportunities Abroad for B.Tech Agricultural Engineering

The B.Tech agricultural engineering graduates can also quickly secure a job in various foreign countries such as the United States, United Kingdom, Japan, China, etc. One of the main benefits of securing a job abroad is that the graduates will be well paid, much better than in India. According to one's interest, they can choose the area of work. Within 4 to 5 years, one can secure a good post in these firms, which will help them earn an attractive salary. 

Top Companies

Check the list below for the top international companies who hire B.Tech Agricultural Engineering students:

  • Yamaha Motor Corporation USA
  • RFA Engineering
  • Applied Engineering, Inc

Best Countries

Below are the list of top countries offering job opportunities to B.Tech Agricultural Engineers: 

  • Canada
  • South Africa
  • USA
  • Australia
  • Indonesia
  • Brazil

Various Career Designations Abroad for B.Tech Agricultural Student

Here is the list of versatile job roles that attract agricultural engineering graduates to work abroad:

  • Industrial Engineer - Agricultural Equipment 
  • Agricultural Field Engineer
  • Design Engineer
  • Agronomist

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