Fauna and flora engineer - Salary and Career
Agriforestry and Livestock Engineers

Fauna and flora engineer - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They plan, coordinate and execute agroforestry activities and the use of renewable and environmental natural resources. They supervise these activities, promote rural extension, advising producers in the various aspects of agroforestry activities and prepare technical and scientific documentation. They can provide technical assistance and advice.

How much does an Fauna and flora engineer earn

A Fauna and flora engineer earns between $2.324 and $15.004 per month, with an average monthly salary of $6.426 and a median salary of $5.842 according to an Averwage.com 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 698 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).


Salary ranges for the Fauna and flora engineer

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 6.426 77.108 1.606 32
1º Quartile 2.324 27.887 581 12
Median Salary 5.842 70.102 1.460 29
3º Quartile 11.443 137.313 2.861 57
Higher Salary 15.004 180.050 3.751 75


Professional job categories

  • Science and arts professionals
    • professionals of biological sciences, health
      • agronomists
        • agriforestry and livestock engineers

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Main workplaces

Agriforestry and Livestock Engineers they work in agriculture, livestock and forestry, forestry, fishing and aquaculture activities, in public and private companies and in producer cooperatives. They act as employees, service providers or public servants. There is also the possibility of placement in public quality inspection bodies or product classifiers and in public rural extension companies. They work as a team, with occasional supervision, in the open, often exposed to adverse weather conditions. May remain in uncomfortable conditions for long periods, subject to exposure to toxic materials and loud noise.


What does it take to work in the field of Agriforestry and Livestock Engineers

The occupations require a complete higher education in the area for their exercise. The presence of professionals with master's, doctoral or specialization courses is frequent.


Functions and activities of Fauna and flora engineer

Agriforestry and Livestock Engineers must:

  • communicate;
  • planning agricultural and livestock activities and the use of renewable and environmental natural resources;
  • inspect agroforestry activities and the use of renewable and environmental natural resources;
  • coordinate agroforestry activities and the use of natural renewable and environmental resources;
  • develop technology;
  • perform agroforestry and livestock activities and the use of renewable and environmental natural resources;
  • elaborate technical and scientific documentation;
  • plan agroforestry activities and the use of renewable and environmental natural resources;
  • perform agroforestry activities and the use of renewable and environmental natural resources;
  • planning agroforestry activities and the use of renewable and environmental natural resources;
  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • coordinate agroforestry activities and the use of renewable and environmental natural resources;
  • coordinating agroforestry activities and the use of renewable and environmental natural resources;
  • developing technology;
  • provide technical assistance and consultancy and rural extension;

  • Activities

    • perform expertise and audits;
    • elaborate inventory of available resources (natural, machinery, equipment);
    • adapt technology;
    • develop negotiation skills;
    • supervise activities of the production system (agriculture , aquaculture, forestry, livestock);
    • elaborate projects;
    • perform an environmental survey;
    • analyzing technical, socioeconomic and environmental feasibility of proposed solutions;
    • guide the planning, execution, control and administration of production systems;
    • supervise the process in the management of natural resources ( biotic and abiotic);
    • intermediate agreements, contracts, partnerships;
    • supervise degraded area recovery processes;
    • collect technical information;
    • elaborate activity reports;
    • develop written expression;
    • elaborate technical-scientific articles;
    • manage heritage resources;
    • identify needs;
    • developing specific computer programs;
    • perform technical visits;
    • organize producer associations;
    • monitor control items of the production process and /or environmental;
    • develop logical thinking;
    • prescribe agricultural prescriptions;
    • organize events;
    • discussing proposed solutions with stakeholders;
    • testing the performance of equipment, machines, materials ;
    • define production parameters;
    • coordinate interinstitutional programs and agreements;
    • demonstrate discernment;
    • embargo agroforestry activities of infringing establishments;
    • develop oral expression;
    • guide rural property management;
    • estimating costs;
    • capture financial resources;
    • analyze projects, contracts, agreements, proposals techniques, work programs.;
    • inspect extractivism activities;
    • guide the use of alternative energy sources;
    • issue reports and technical opinions;
    • inspect origin, transport and commercialization of products of animal and plant origin;
    • inventory physical and financial resources of the enterprise;
    • adapt language;
    • coordinate the work team;
    • show receptivity;
    • coordinating interinstitutional programs and agreements;
    • inspect product quality and health;
    • guide processes of sustainable use and conservation of soil, water and environment;
    • elaborate material for the dissemination of products, services, equipment;
    • developing biotechnology;
    • define chronological ordering and logistics of actions;
    • carry out market studies;
    • guide the commercialization of agroforestry products;
    • elaborate technical standards and procedures;
    • supervise construction and maintenance of rural infrastructure;
    • analyze collected samples and laboratory analysis results ;
    • seize agroforestry products;
    • elaborate statistical studies;
    • developing processes and waste treatment systems;
    • diagnose situations;
    • prosecute environmental and forestry crimes;
    • show adaptability;
    • manage financial resources;
    • perform topographic survey;
    • organize events;
    • supervise process in natural resource management ( biotic and abiotic);
    • set production parameters;
    • deliver courses, seminars, lectures.;
    • develop products, equipment and accessories;
    • evaluate agroforestry activities;
    • demonstrate creativity;
    • to gather technical information;
    • inspect works in progress;
    • cultivate flexibility in interpersonal relationships;
    • coordinate training;
    • demonstrate entrepreneurial spirit;
    • develop leadership;
    • supervise waste treatment processes;


    Sectors that hire Fauna and flora engineer the most in the job market

    • engineering services
    • manufacture of pulp and other pulp for papermaking
    • support activities for forestry production
    • construction of electricity distribution stations and networks
    • activities of associations for the defense of social rights
    • associative activities
    • technical activities related to engineering and architecture
    • timbering in planted forests
    • eucalyptus cultivation
    • other professional, scientific and technical activities




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