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How much does a Soil and Plant Scientist make in California?

Average Soil and Plant Scientist Hourly Wage in California

Soil and Plant Scientists earn a median hourly wage of $32.15. Hourly wages typically start from $18.54 and go up to $63.05.

Average Soil and Plant Scientist Yearly Salary in California

Soil and Plant Scientists earn a median salary of $66,870 per year. Salaries typically start from $38,570 and go up to $131,140.

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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 California earn:

$63.05
an hour
$131,140
per year
Senior Soil and Plant Scientist Earnings

Senior Soil and Plant Scientists in California earn:

$44.09
an hour
$91,710
per year
Experienced Soil and Plant Scientist Earnings

Experienced Soil and Plant Scientists in California earn:

$32.15
an hour
$66,870
per year
Junior Soil and Plant Scientist Earnings

Junior Soil and Plant Scientists in California earn:

$24.48
an hour
$50,920
per year
Starting Soil and Plant Scientist Earnings

Starting Soil and Plant Scientists in California earn:

$18.54
an hour
$38,570
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 54% percent of Agriculture & Horticulture careers in California. Soil and Plant Scientist salaries are in the top 66% of all careers in California.

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Historical salary for Soil and Plant Scientists in California

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

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