Swine Careers

According to the 2012 US Census of Agriculture hog farming alone represents $7.5 billion in total economic activity for Iowa and nearly 1/3 of the nation's hogs are raised in Iowa. Iowa is the number one pork producing state in the U.S. and the top state for pork exports. With those kinds of numbers, jobs in the swine field are abundant. Below are some of the jobs available in this field:

Students working with pig

  • Barn Worker
  • Boar Stud Manager
  • Chemical Operator
  • Feed Mill Manager
  • Geneticist
  • Manufacturing Engineer
  • Nutritionist
  • Pharmaceutical Sales Specialist
  • Pork Production technician
  • Senior Swine Field Advisor
  • Service Quality Engineer
  • Sow Managers
  • Swine Breeding
  • Swine Farm Manager
  • Swine Farrowing
  • Swine Site Manager
  • Swine Veterinarian
  • Territory Sales Manager