Courses and remuneration in Horticulture

Which are the courses that I can opt for?

• B.Sc. Horticulture
• M.Sc. Horticulture
• Post Graduate Diploma in Horticulture
• Ph.D. Horticulture

What is the remuneration that I can expect as a Horticulturist?

• At a fresher level, the salary in horticulture may range from Rs 8,000 to Rs 10,000 per month.
• After two to three years of experience in the field, one can earn up to Rs20, 000 per month.
• The monthly remuneration of an Asst. horticulture inspector (appointed by respective state or central government) starts from Rs7, 000 and goes up to Rs17, 000 depending upon experience and total years of service.
• District Horticulture Officers get monthly salary more than Rs20, 000.
• The salary of Horticulturists and scientists varies between Rs18, 000 and 25,000.
• The salary of horticulture professionals in private sector is more as compared to public sector.
• There are more benefits to a career in horticulture than salary.
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