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
Maryland $108,020
Mississippi $79,600
District of Columbia $81,650
Massachusetts $87,260
Connecticut $77,450
New York $62,750
California $75,000
Iowa $67,980
North Dakota $70,730
Arkansas $77,550
Arizona $70,940
Minnesota $66,030
Pennsylvania $66,440
North Carolina $63,200
Washington $68,050
New Jersey $71,480
Nevada $73,450
Idaho $67,040
Oregon $70,430
Alaska $63,640
Virginia $61,220
Hawaii $66,060
Texas $59,870
Louisiana $69,220
Kentucky $66,710
Georgia $59,550
Montana $64,090
Florida $59,730
Alabama $56,180
Maine $58,590
Indiana $53,820
Utah $61,020
Wisconsin $57,830
South Dakota $58,060
Illinois $52,250
New Mexico $61,610
Nebraska $53,850
Kansas $52,510
Colorado $52,990
Tennessee $49,510
Delaware $53,040
Ohio $55,300
Michigan $50,380
West Virginia $47,040
Missouri $49,810
Oklahoma $40,250

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 horticulturists but more than geodesists.

Career Median Salary
Horticulturist salary $68K
Occupational health specialist salary $73K
Landscape architect salary $68K
Environmental consultant salary $68K
Food science technologist salary $65K
Soil and plant scientist salary $64K
Cartographer salary $64K
Meteorologist salary $43K
Animal scientist salary $58K
Geodesist salary $63K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)