Agro-industrial economist - Salary and Career

Agro-industrial economist - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They analyze the economic environment, design and execute economic, market and economic feasibility research projects, among others. They participate in strategic and short-term planning and assess collective impact policies for the government, NGOs and other organizations. They manage economic-financial programming, operate in domestic and foreign markets, examine corporate finances. They can exercise mediation, expertise and arbitration.

How much does an Agro-industrial economist earn

A Agro-industrial economist earns between $1.909 and $12.271 per month, with an average monthly salary of $4.593 and a median salary of $3.500 according to an salary survey along with to data of professionals hired and fired by companies in the labor market.

Our research is based on the salaries of 311 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Agro-industrial economist

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 4.593 55.114 1.148 22
1º Quartile 1.909 22.910 477 9
Median Salary 3.500 42.000 875 16
3º Quartile 9.359 112.304 2.340 44
Higher Salary 12.271 147.256 3.068 57

Professional job categories

  • Science and arts professionals
    • professionals of the social sciences and humanities
      • social scientists, psychologists
        • economists

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Main workplaces

Economists they work in companies of various economic activities such as financial intermediation, insurance and private pension, public administration, social security, economic consulting companies, in agriculture, livestock, industry and services related to these activities, in wholesale trade and trade intermediaries. They are mostly statutory or salaried employees with a formal contract, work as a team, with permanent supervision, in a closed environment and during daytime hours.

What does it take to work in the field of Economists

The exercise of these occupations requires a higher degree in economic sciences or a postgraduate degree in economics and registration with the Regional Council of Economics. The full performance of activities occurs after one or two years of experience in the area.

Functions and activities of Agro-industrial economist

Economists must:

  • communicate;
  • execute projects (economic research, market research, economic feasibility etc);
  • examine corporate finance;
  • participate in strategic and short-term planning;
  • manage economic-financial programming;
  • exercise mediation, expertise and arbitration;
  • evaluating collective impact policies (government, ngos, other organizations);
  • exercising mediation, expertise and arbitration;
  • act in internal and external markets;
  • elaborate projects (economic research, markets, economic feasibility etc);
  • analyze economic environment;
  • work in internal and external markets;
  • elaborate projects (economic research, market research, economic feasibility etc);
  • acting in domestic and foreign markets;
  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • acting in internal and external markets;
  • evaluate collective impact policies (government, ngos, other organizations);

  • Activities

    • manage databases;
    • propose actions;
    • delimit object;
    • plan investments (capital budgets);
    • establish an arbitration award;
    • adapt language to the audience;
    • build scenarios;
    • monitor market indicators;
    • teach courses;
    • train staff;
    • mediate conflicts of interest;
    • interpret results;
    • establish arbitration award;
    • estimate results;
    • representing interests in national and international negotiations;
    • collect data;
    • keep up to date;
    • coordinate projects;
    • value equity;
    • work as a team;
    • budget projects;
    • monitoring compliance with regulations;
    • predict competitors' performance;
    • apply quantitative methods;
    • analyze conjunctures;
    • estimate social and environmental impacts (externalities);
    • display communications at events;
    • confronting alternative costs;
    • identify opportunities and threats in the environment and in the organization;
    • define a schedule;
    • pricing products and services;
    • assess adequacy of actions to the problem;
    • manage cash flow;
    • define methodology;
    • checking barriers to competition;
    • ask for comparative advantages;
    • determine sources;
    • dialogue with the media;
    • suggest technology adoption;
    • demonstrate ability to use computer resources;
    • perform financial statement analysis;
    • manage risks;
    • define schedule;
    • estimate private costs;
    • measure consequences of actions;
    • formulate abstract concepts;
    • interpret results;
    • assist in the formulation of trade policies;
    • browse bibliography;
    • show creativity;
    • reveal critical judgment;
    • analyze socio-economic and environmental sustainability;
    • assist in marketing policies;
    • creating financial products;
    • generate evaluation parameters;
    • detect new markets;
    • confront alternative costs;
    • list action alternatives;
    • identify market structure (competition);
    • process data;
    • manage customer portfolio (portfolio);
    • justify project;
    • give lectures;
    • perform sectoral and regional analyses;
    • verify company information (due diligence);
    • analyze political-institutional environment;
    • recruit staff;
    • write articles, books, economic bulletins and reports;
    • subsidize decisions;
    • develop collection instruments;
    • analyze long-term trends;
    • criticize data;
    • calculate company market value;
    • demonstrate logical reasoning;
    • recommend policies;
    • demonstrate verbal ability in foreign languages;
    • delineate problem;
    • indicate merger, acquisition, partnership etc;
    • demonstrate leadership ability;
    • indicate merger, acquisition, partnership, etc;
    • define products and results;
    • subsidizing the formulation of rules, regulations and contracts;
    • criticize data;
    • perform credit analysis;
    • develop indicators;
    • negotiate projects;
    • transmit knowledge;
    • show creativity;
    • verify implementation of proposed actions;
    • indicate merger, acquisition, partnership etc;
    • monitor budget execution;
    • estimate demand;
    • select funding sources;
    • mediate conflicts of interest;
    • issuing reports and opinions;
    • estimate profitability and economic-financial viability;
    • scaling human and physical resources;

    Sectors that hire Agro-industrial economist the most in the job market

    • agricultural support activities
    • soybean growing
    • manufacture of raw sugar
    • combined office and administrative support services
    • manufacture of animal feed
    • sugar cane cultivation
    • breeding cattle for beef
    • holdings of non-financial institutions
    • refrigerator - pig slaughter
    • slaughter of birds

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