Career Attributes

  • $28,560
  • 1,197,900
  • 3.2
  • 11.3%
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Overview

Irrigation technicians typically do not need any formal training as they learn on the job. Some positions may require prior work experience, but for entry-level positions, no experience is required. These roles usually begin with technicians servicing or fixing sprinklers, valves, and back-flow devices. 

In rare cases, some employers may prefer candidates who have some training in irrigation design, systems, and repair. Candidates might consider a certificate or associate’s degree in turf grass or landscape maintenance. These programs generally cover topics like irrigation pumps, installation, and electronic systems control.

What are Irrigation Technicians like?

Realistic

Based on our pool of users, Irrigation Technicians tend to be predominately realistic people. Take our career test to see what career interest category best describes you.

Irrigation Technicians by Strongest Interest Archetype

Based on sample of 42 Sokanu users

Are Irrigation Technicians happy?

30%Happy

Irrigation Technicians rank among the least happy careers. Overall they rank in the 30th percentile of careers for satisfaction scores.

Irrigation Technician Career Satisfaction by Dimension

Percentile among all careers

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Career Attributes

  • $28,560
  • 1,197,900
  • 3.2
  • 11.3%
More Attributes