Agricultural Produce Commission Agent

Sell bulk shipments of agricultural produce on commission basis.
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Good

Salary Range
$27,000 – $109,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Agricultural Produce Commission Agents do?

Sells bulk shipments of agricultural produce on commission basis to WHOLESALERS I or other buyers for growers or shippers. Deducts expenses and commission from payment received from sale of produce, and remits balance to shipper. May call on wholesalers’ customers, such as restaurants and institutional food services, to promote sales and provide nutritional and other information about products. May be required to be licensed and bonded by state.


Should I be an Agricultural Produce Commission Agent?

You should have an associate's degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.

  • Also known as: Broker, Agricultural Produce, Commission Agent, Agricultural Produce

    How to Become an
    Agricultural Produce Commission Agent

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