6. Agronomist

types of scientistsJob Description:
We told you there were many types of scientists! Agronomists work with farmers to determine issues affecting crop growth such as climate, pests, and weeds. Work may also include studying plant genetics, meteorology, and soil science — anything relevant to farming and crop production.
STEM Type: Advisor
Median Salary: $58,000
Education Required: A bachelor’s degree in agricultural science, biology, chemistry, or botany is required to be an agronomist.
Recommended High School Classes: Preparation for this career should include high school classes of biology, chemistry, and general science.