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Enrollee Wages

Currently, there are four position levels in the ESP. Each has a different wage range:


Position Level


Entry Wage 
per Hour


Maximum Wage**
per Hour


Level 1 - Technical, no degree required
- soil conservation technicians
- engineering technicians


$12.90


$36.40

Level 2 - Technical, Non-Specific Degree or Undergraduate Degree Required
- soil conservationists
- soil scientists

$21.86

$44.27

Level 3 - Professional, Specific degree required or Masters Degree Required
- engineers
- agronomists

$26.45

$58.30

Level 4 - Professional, Professional/Expert Advanced Degree Required or Doctoral Degree Required with Extensive Experience
- horticultural specialists
- resource conservationists 


$37.70

 

 

 


$81.84

 

 

 


* Entry Wage Range is the hourly wage each participant receives when beginning a new position. 

** Maximum Wage is reached by fifty cent ($0.50) to one dollar ($1.00) per hour annual increases.
 
Enrollees receive a minimum of $0.50/hr increase annually on their anniversary date, until they have reached the maximum wage for their level.