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
Alaska $63,640
Alabama $56,180
Arkansas $77,550
Arizona $70,940
California $75,000
Colorado $52,990
Connecticut $77,450
District of Columbia $81,650
Delaware $53,040
Florida $59,730
Georgia $59,550
Hawaii $66,060
Iowa $67,980
Idaho $67,040
Illinois $52,250
Indiana $53,820
Kansas $52,510
Kentucky $66,710
Louisiana $69,220
Massachusetts $87,260
Maryland $108,020
Maine $58,590
Michigan $50,380
Minnesota $66,030
Missouri $49,810
Mississippi $79,600
Montana $64,090
North Carolina $63,200
North Dakota $70,730
Nebraska $53,850
New Jersey $71,480
New Mexico $61,610
Nevada $73,450
New York $62,750
Ohio $55,300
Oklahoma $40,250
Oregon $70,430
Pennsylvania $66,440
Puerto Rico $34,320
Rhode Island $51,600
South Dakota $58,060
Tennessee $49,510
Texas $59,870
Utah $61,020
Virginia $61,220
Washington $68,050
Wisconsin $57,830
West Virginia $47,040
Wyoming $69,140

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

Soil and plant scientists earn about the same as related careers in Alaska. On average, they make less than industrial ecologists but more than environmental technicians.

Career Median Salary
Industrial ecologist salary $76K
Geodesist salary $80K
Molecular biologist salary $79K
Bioinformatics scientist salary $79K
Forester salary $71K
Soil and plant scientist salary $64K
Cartographer salary $66K
Biomass plant technician salary $70K
Explosives worker salary $63K
Environmental technician salary $51K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)