Career Attributes

  • $28,560
  • 1,197,900
  • 3.2
  • 11.3%
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Irrigation Technician Job Outlook

There are currently an estimated 1,197,900 Irrigation Technicians in the United States. The Irrigation Technician job market is expected to grow by 11.3% between 2016 and 2026.

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 142,300 Irrigation Technicians. That number is based on 135,200 additional Irrigation Technicians, and the retirement of 7,100 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 106,580
Florida 82,000
Texas 66,900
New York 45,720
Ohio 36,120
Illinois 33,790
Pennsylvania 32,750
Michigan 32,490
North Carolina 31,530
New Jersey 28,590
Virginia 26,300
Georgia 23,810
Colorado 22,540
Massachusetts 21,300
Washington 19,740
Arizona 19,720
Indiana 17,510
Wisconsin 16,810
Maryland 16,370
Missouri 16,090
Minnesota 15,510
South Carolina 14,140
Connecticut 13,860
Tennessee 13,290
Alabama 12,170
Oregon 11,600
Nevada 11,250
Utah 9,450
Kansas 9,160
Kentucky 8,880
Louisiana 8,690
Iowa 8,190
Oklahoma 7,770
Hawaii 7,490
Puerto Rico 6,420
Arkansas 5,860
Mississippi 5,790
Idaho 5,750
Nebraska 5,410
New Hampshire 5,400
Maine 4,740
New Mexico 4,420
Rhode Island 4,230
Montana 4,090
West Virginia 4,040
Delaware 3,240
South Dakota 2,860
Vermont 2,340
North Dakota 2,330
Wyoming 2,160
Alaska 920
District of Columbia 670
Guam 560
Virgin Islands 280

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Career Attributes

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