Average Salaries and Employment Trends Average Salaries On average, starting salaries can range from $39,875 – $40,142*. On average, mid-career salaries can range from $42,579 – $46,959*. *Salaries depend on state, district, contracts, extra days, etc. Employment Trends 75% of those who are licensed teach agriculture in Schools. As of 2017, there are 135 Agriculture Teacher positions to be filled in the NAAE’s Region 1 (812 positions across the entiire U.S.). Out of 13,000 total Agriculture Teachers, 1594 were new hires in 2018.