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

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