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How much does a Soil and Plant Scientist make in the United States?

Average Soil and Plant Scientist Hourly Wage in the United States

Soil and Plant Scientists earn a median hourly wage of $28.87. Hourly wages typically start from $17.20 and go up to $50.67.

Average Soil and Plant Scientist Yearly Salary in the United States

Soil and Plant Scientists earn a median salary of $60,050 per year. Salaries typically start from $35,770 and go up to $105,390.

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Soil and Plant Scientist Earnings by Seniority

Top End Soil and Plant Scientist Earnings

The highest earning Soil and Plant Scientists in the United States earn:

$50.67
an hour
$105,390
per year
Senior Soil and Plant Scientist Earnings

Senior Soil and Plant Scientists in the United States earn:

$37.43
an hour
$77,860
per year
Experienced Soil and Plant Scientist Earnings

Experienced Soil and Plant Scientists in the United States earn:

$28.87
an hour
$60,050
per year
Junior Soil and Plant Scientist Earnings

Junior Soil and Plant Scientists in the United States earn:

$22.02
an hour
$45,800
per year
Starting Soil and Plant Scientist Earnings

Starting Soil and Plant Scientists in the United States earn:

$17.20
an hour
$35,770
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Soil and Plant Scientist salary comparison

Soil and Plant Scientists earn more than 59% percent of Agriculture & Horticulture careers. Soil and Plant Scientist salaries are in the top 69% of all careers in the United States.

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Historical salary for Soil and Plant Scientists in the United States

Soil and Plant Scientist salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Soil and Plant Scientist Salary in New Hampshire $41.38 $86,080 # 1
Soil and Plant Scientist Salary in Maryland $37.95 $78,930 # 2
Soil and Plant Scientist Salary in Washington $37.28 $77,550 # 3
Soil and Plant Scientist Salary in District of Columbia $37.78 $78,590 # 4
Soil and Plant Scientist Salary in Mississippi $36.61 $76,150 # 5
Soil and Plant Scientist Salary in California $32.15 $66,870 # 6
Soil and Plant Scientist Salary in Idaho $34.24 $71,230 # 7
Soil and Plant Scientist Salary in Arkansas $30.04 $62,480 # 8
Soil and Plant Scientist Salary in Nevada $32.74 $68,100 # 9
Soil and Plant Scientist Salary in North Dakota $31.16 $64,820 # 10
Soil and Plant Scientist Salary in Connecticut $33.20 $69,050 # 11
Soil and Plant Scientist Salary in New York $29.69 $61,750 # 12
Soil and Plant Scientist Salary in New Jersey $35.11 $73,030 # 13
Soil and Plant Scientist Salary in Alaska $33.04 $68,730 # 14
Soil and Plant Scientist Salary in Massachusetts $32.56 $67,730 # 15
Soil and Plant Scientist Salary in Iowa $30.42 $63,270 # 16
Soil and Plant Scientist Salary in Minnesota $29.49 $61,330 # 17
Soil and Plant Scientist Salary in Montana $29.48 $61,310 # 18
Soil and Plant Scientist Salary in Illinois $30.88 $64,230 # 19
Soil and Plant Scientist Salary in Nebraska $28.16 $58,570 # 20
Soil and Plant Scientist Salary in Ohio $31.90 $66,360 # 21
Soil and Plant Scientist Salary in North Carolina $26.00 $54,090 # 22
Soil and Plant Scientist Salary in Hawaii $29.16 $60,660 # 23
Soil and Plant Scientist Salary in Arizona $30.86 $64,200 # 24
Soil and Plant Scientist Salary in Tennessee $26.16 $54,410 # 25
Soil and Plant Scientist Salary in Virginia $27.07 $56,300 # 26
Soil and Plant Scientist Salary in Utah $29.79 $61,960 # 27
Soil and Plant Scientist Salary in Louisiana $28.66 $59,620 # 28
Soil and Plant Scientist Salary in Alabama $24.46 $50,880 # 29
Soil and Plant Scientist Salary in Kansas $29.73 $61,840 # 30
Soil and Plant Scientist Salary in Texas $26.63 $55,390 # 31
Soil and Plant Scientist Salary in Wisconsin $26.47 $55,060 # 32
Soil and Plant Scientist Salary in Indiana $24.84 $51,670 # 33
Soil and Plant Scientist Salary in Florida $24.59 $51,140 # 34
Soil and Plant Scientist Salary in New Mexico $28.15 $58,560 # 35
Soil and Plant Scientist Salary in Oregon $28.70 $59,690 # 36
Soil and Plant Scientist Salary in Georgia $24.46 $50,870 # 37
Soil and Plant Scientist Salary in South Dakota $26.11 $54,320 # 38
Soil and Plant Scientist Salary in Colorado $24.64 $51,240 # 39
Soil and Plant Scientist Salary in Pennsylvania $24.07 $50,060 # 40
Soil and Plant Scientist Salary in Oklahoma $21.07 $43,830 # 41
Soil and Plant Scientist Salary in Michigan $24.38 $50,710 # 42
Soil and Plant Scientist Salary in Delaware $23.13 $48,110 # 43
Soil and Plant Scientist Salary in Missouri $22.36 $46,510 # 44
Soil and Plant Scientist Salary in Kentucky $22.48 $46,750 # 45
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

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