Average Salary for Illinois agriculture teachers is $45,822.
29% of Illinois agriculture teachers are female.
64% of Illinois agriculture teachers have extended contracts.
In 2007-08 the average agriculture teaching salary in Illinois was $45,822.00. Four percent of Illinois agriculture teachers reported earning over $80,000.00 in 2007-08. The health and retirement benefits are also great.
Community Colleges Instructors
Average Salary - $51,587.
More flexibility in daily schedule of teaching time.
Coordinate undergraduate and graduate classes in agricultural education.
Organize Collegiate FFA and Agricultural Education Clubs.
Develop research projects that benefit agricultural education students.
Agricultural Literacy Coordinators
Bring a message of consumption agriculture to elementary students and teachers.
Showcase agriculture in use everyday in the world around you.
Provide direct links between core learning areas and agriculture.
Develop programming for their communities.
Work in a variety of settings with all ages of people (food/nutrition, farming, horticulture, and youth programming).
Corporate Education Specialists
Coordinate employee training programs at companies such as ADM, John Deere and Monsanto.
Focus on employee leadership skills to improve efficiency of company.
Opportunities are available for state, national and international level.