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Irrigation Technician Job Outlook

There are currently an estimated 1,167,800 Irrigation Technicians in the United States. The Irrigation Technician job market is expected to grow by 6.1% between 2014 and 2024.

Irrigation Technician Employability Rating

B- Sokanu rates Irrigation Technicians with a B- employability rating, meaning this career should provide good employment opportunities for the foreseeable future. Over the next 10 years, it is expected the US will need 282,300 Irrigation Technicians. That number is based on 71,700 additional Irrigation Technicians, and the retirement of 210,600 existing Irrigation Technicians.

Supply of Irrigation Technicians

The Irrigation Technician industry is concentrated in California, Florida, and Texas.

Irrigation Technician Job Market by State

State name Employed Irrigation Technicians
California 108,060
Florida 76,260
Texas 64,710
New York 45,230
Pennsylvania 35,150
Ohio 35,050
Illinois 34,470
North Carolina 30,530
Michigan 29,660
New Jersey 27,590
Virginia 26,950
Georgia 23,000
Massachusetts 22,530
Colorado 21,890
Washington 19,670
Arizona 18,580
Indiana 18,110
Maryland 17,010
Wisconsin 15,860
Missouri 15,310
Minnesota 14,900
South Carolina 13,860
Connecticut 13,580
Tennessee 13,430
Alabama 12,280
Nevada 10,360
Oregon 9,970
Utah 9,800
Kansas 8,640
Louisiana 8,520
Kentucky 8,350
Hawaii 8,180
Iowa 7,790
Oklahoma 7,380
Puerto Rico 6,950
Mississippi 6,260
Idaho 5,650
New Hampshire 5,620
Nebraska 5,530
Arkansas 5,270
New Mexico 4,630
Maine 4,570
West Virginia 4,160
Rhode Island 3,930
Montana 3,470
Delaware 3,080
Vermont 2,590
South Dakota 2,440
North Dakota 2,220
Wyoming 1,890
Alaska 1,000
District of Columbia 640
Guam 510
Virgin Islands 390

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