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ButlerEdge Ag Technician

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Career Opportunities

  • Service Manager
  • Parts & Service Sales Rep
  • Truck Engine Account Manager
  • Training Instructor
  • Ag Equipment Salesperson
  • Heavy Equipment Salesperson
  • Product Support Rep

Average Salary: $47,593

The median annual wage for career opportunities from this program, according
to the US Department of Labor and Bureau of Labor Statistics.

100% Job Placement Rate

Get a head start on a career as a Service Technician through the ButlerEdge Ag Technician program. Students will receive state-of-the-art training on various equipment and systems while earning an Associate of Applied Science degree.

If you’re in high school or looking for a change, you can get a head start on a career as an AGCO dealer service technician. Earn money while going to school. A full-time job will be reserved for you upon graduation.  

ButlerEdge, the AGCO Dealer Service Technology Program, is designed to develop technically competent entry-level Service Technicians. Butler Machinery sponsors students enrolled at Mitchell Technical Institute.  

Students receive up-to-date technical training on AGCO equipment and systems through a combination of classroom instruction, hands-on laboratory instruction and an internship at Butler Machinery. Work experience at the dealership is structured to relate to the most recent classroom/lab subjects covered at school. Upon completion of the program, graduates earn an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree and a full time job is reserved for them upon graduation.

ButlerEdge is divided into nine terms, each approximately eight weeks in length. Students complete the 1st, 3rd, 5th, 7th and 9th terms on campus at MTI. They complete the 2nd, 4th, 6th and 8th terms interning at a Butler Machinery location. During these paid internships, students will earn over $17.00 per hour with a mandatory minimum of 1,280 internship hours. Students are responsible for paying the costs of tuition, housing, and tools.

Butler Machinery hires many graduates of technical schools to begin working in service departments across the upper midwest. Most of the company's 400+ service technicians began employment after completing their education at a tech school. In many situations, Butler Machinery promotes from within the company. 

The program will allow you to pay for your education and plan on a great career after you graduate.  The average cost of a 2-Year AAS degree is $25,000 to $35,000.  When you enroll in ButlerEDGE. you'll start earning immediately!

  • Avg. 2-Year Internship Wages: $30,000
  • Avg. Full Time Starting Wage:  $57,000*
    *starting wage + avg. overtime

For over five decades, Butler Machinery Company has been committed to offering the best in equipment solutions and dealer support. Founded in 1955 in Fargo, North Dakota, third generation family-owned Butler Machinery serves North and South Dakota, along with Clay County, Minnesota. Butler Ag Equipment, a division of Butler Machinery, provides quality ag products for Nebraska.

Butler Machinery is proud to offer products and services to support a variety of industries, including construction, agriculture, governmental, demolition and scrap handling, mining, landscaping, power generation and on-highway trucking. They represent many manufacturers including: Caterpillar, AGCO, CLAAS, Drago, Horsch, Killbros, Balzer, Sullair, Metso, Mesaba and Trail King.

Butler Machinery's mission is to build long term relationships with our customers, founded on trust, generating mutual growth and success.

To learn more about Butler and ButlerEdge Ag Technician program, click here.

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