Soil and plant scientist earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Soil and plant scientist salary by state

State Name Average Salary
North Carolina $99,950
District of Columbia $88,820
Nevada $85,300
Mississippi $84,030
Maryland $82,450
New Jersey $82,090
Oregon $81,690
California $81,200
Florida $80,060
Idaho $79,000
New Mexico $78,560
Connecticut $77,070
Alabama $76,350
Arizona $76,230
New York $75,340
Massachusetts $74,640
Texas $73,260
Vermont $69,450
Georgia $69,230
Louisiana $69,220
Wyoming $69,140
South Carolina $66,790
Maine $65,310
Hawaii $64,250
Montana $63,940
Utah $63,810
Iowa $62,930
Delaware $62,410
Kentucky $62,410
Tennessee $61,880
Colorado $61,780
North Dakota $61,780
Wisconsin $61,780
Kansas $61,630
Washington $61,630
Ohio $61,620
Arkansas $61,190
Minnesota $60,870
Pennsylvania $60,360
South Dakota $60,210
Oklahoma $60,110
Virginia $59,980
Michigan $58,810
Nebraska $54,580
Rhode Island $51,600
Illinois $49,130
Missouri $48,870
Alaska $48,840
West Virginia $47,040
Indiana $46,660
Puerto Rico $31,430

How do soil and plant scientist salaries compare to similar careers?

Soil and plant scientists earn about the same as related careers in the United States. On average, they make less than environmental consultants but more than soil and water conservationists.

Career Median Salary
Environmental consultant salary $77K
Environmental restoration planner salary $77K
Animal scientist salary $65K
Horticulturist salary $73K
Farm manager salary $73K
Soil and plant scientist salary $67K
Landscape architect salary $68K
Cartographer salary $69K
Geodesist salary $62K
Soil and water conservationist salary $64K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)