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What is the average salary for Soil and Plant Scientists in the United States?

Soil and Plant Scientists earn an average hourly wage of $31.10. Hourly wages typically start from $17.27 and go up to $48.29. Soil and Plant Scientists earn an average salary of $64,680 per year. Salaries typically start from $35,920 and go up to $100,440.

These numbers may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location.

Learn more about the Soil and Plant Scientist job market for salaries of real jobs in your area.

Highest

The top 10% of Soil and Plant Scientists in the United States earn:

$48.29 an hour $100,440 per year
Senior

The top 25% of Soil and Plant Scientists in the United States earn:

$37.29 an hour $77,550 per year
Experienced

The top 50% of Soil and Plant Scientists in the United States earn:

$28.81 an hour $59,920 per year
Junior

The bottom 25% of Soil and Plant Scientists in the United States earn:

$21.96 an hour $45,670 per year
Starting

The bottom 10% of Soil and Plant Scientists in the United States earn:

$17.27 an hour $35,920 per year

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 $43.90 $91,320 # 1
Soil and Plant Scientist Salary in Louisiana $42.80 $89,030 # 2
Soil and Plant Scientist Salary in Mississippi $39.74 $82,660 # 3
Soil and Plant Scientist Salary in Maryland $38.67 $80,430 # 4
Soil and Plant Scientist Salary in Arkansas $36.26 $75,430 # 5
Soil and Plant Scientist Salary in Massachusetts $35.79 $74,450 # 6
Soil and Plant Scientist Salary in Nevada $35.60 $74,050 # 7
Soil and Plant Scientist Salary in Washington $35.45 $73,740 # 8
Soil and Plant Scientist Salary in Alaska $34.84 $72,470 # 9
Soil and Plant Scientist Salary in Idaho $33.93 $70,570 # 10
Soil and Plant Scientist Salary in Iowa $33.86 $70,440 # 11
Soil and Plant Scientist Salary in Minnesota $33.84 $70,400 # 12
Soil and Plant Scientist Salary in New Jersey $33.70 $70,100 # 13
Soil and Plant Scientist Salary in New York $33.47 $69,630 # 14
Soil and Plant Scientist Salary in Connecticut $33.46 $69,590 # 15
Soil and Plant Scientist Salary in North Carolina $33.00 $68,630 # 16
Soil and Plant Scientist Salary in New Mexico $32.76 $68,130 # 17
Soil and Plant Scientist Salary in Virginia $32.71 $68,040 # 18
Soil and Plant Scientist Salary in California $32.66 $67,930 # 19
Soil and Plant Scientist Salary in Montana $32.30 $67,190 # 20
Soil and Plant Scientist Salary in Tennessee $31.55 $65,630 # 21
Soil and Plant Scientist Salary in Ohio $31.44 $65,390 # 22
Soil and Plant Scientist Salary in North Dakota $31.14 $64,780 # 23
Soil and Plant Scientist Salary in Wyoming $30.72 $63,900 # 24
Soil and Plant Scientist Salary in Illinois $30.16 $62,730 # 25
Soil and Plant Scientist Salary in Kansas $29.48 $61,320 # 26
Soil and Plant Scientist Salary in Utah $29.37 $61,080 # 27
Soil and Plant Scientist Salary in Texas $29.17 $60,670 # 28
Soil and Plant Scientist Salary in Wisconsin $29.10 $60,520 # 29
Soil and Plant Scientist Salary in Alabama $28.53 $59,350 # 30
Soil and Plant Scientist Salary in Georgia $28.16 $58,580 # 31
Soil and Plant Scientist Salary in Delaware $28.14 $58,520 # 32
Soil and Plant Scientist Salary in Florida $28.13 $58,500 # 33
Soil and Plant Scientist Salary in Nebraska $28.13 $58,500 # 34
Soil and Plant Scientist Salary in Oregon $27.39 $56,960 # 35
Soil and Plant Scientist Salary in South Dakota $27.19 $56,560 # 36
Soil and Plant Scientist Salary in Indiana $26.89 $55,930 # 37
Soil and Plant Scientist Salary in Pennsylvania $26.70 $55,530 # 38
Soil and Plant Scientist Salary in Missouri $26.66 $55,440 # 39
Soil and Plant Scientist Salary in Michigan $26.07 $54,220 # 40
Soil and Plant Scientist Salary in West Virginia $25.96 $54,000 # 41
Soil and Plant Scientist Salary in Colorado $25.46 $52,960 # 42
Soil and Plant Scientist Salary in Arizona $24.39 $50,730 # 43
Soil and Plant Scientist Salary in Kentucky $22.57 $46,950 # 44
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics