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Jobs for farm equipment technicians are expected to increase as fast as the average for all other occupations. The greatest demand will be for technicians trained in repairing modern machinery using computers and electronics.

Annual salaries for farm equipment technicians who work for large equipment manufacturers or dealerships range from about $15,000 to $32,000. Supervisors and managers can earn an average of $42,000. Those who work for the federal government earn about $23,000 to $30,000, but opportunities for advancement are offered regularly. Farm equipment technicians working as salespeople often receive commissions in addition to their base salaries. Those who work on farms may receive room and board in addition to a salary. Farm equipment technicians who work for large companies or the federal government receive medical benefits, paid vacation time, and retirement packages.

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