Career Attributes

  • $69,290
  • 19,900
  • 3.2
  • 9.0%
  • Doctorate degree
  • Botany
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How much does a Soil and Plant Scientist make in California?

Average Soil and Plant Scientist Yearly Salary in California

Soil and Plant Scientists earn an average yearly salary of $82,350. Salaries typically start from $43,050 and go up to $137,820.

Average Soil and Plant Scientist Hourly Wage in California

Soil and Plant Scientists earn an average hourly wage of $39.59. Hourly wages typically start from $20.70 and go up to $66.26.

Source: Sokanu (Aggregated)

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Salary Satisfaction

2.8
SCORE
53
RATINGS
Soil and Plant Scientists average a score of 2.8 out of 5 on our salary satisfaction scale. This places Soil and Plant Scientists in the 31th percentile of salary satisfaction.

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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:

$66.26
an hour
$137,820
per year
Senior Soil and Plant Scientist Earnings

Senior Soil and Plant Scientists in California earn:

$46.19
an hour
$96,070
per year
Experienced Soil and Plant Scientist Earnings

Experienced Soil and Plant Scientists in California earn:

$34.44
an hour
$71,630
per year
Junior Soil and Plant Scientist Earnings

Junior Soil and Plant Scientists in California earn:

$26.92
an hour
$56,000
per year
Starting Soil and Plant Scientist Earnings

Starting Soil and Plant Scientists in California earn:

$20.70
an hour
$43,050
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 57% percent of similar careers in California.

Industrial Ecologist Salary $84k
Environmental Consultant Salary $84k
Occupational Health Specialist Salary $83k
Bioinformatics Scientist Salary $83k
Molecular Biologist Salary $83k
Soil and Plant Scientist Salary $82k
Landscape Architect Salary $81k
Cartographer Salary $80k
Cytotechnologist Salary $80k
Farm Manager Salary $80k
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Career Attributes

  • $69,290
  • 19,900
  • 3.2
  • 9.0%
  • Doctorate degree
  • Botany
More Attributes