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 Illinois. On average, they make less than soil and water conservationists but more than agricultural and food science technicians.

Career Median Salary
Soil and water conservationist salary $63K
Biomass plant technician salary $66K
Explosives worker salary $60K
Agricultural inspector salary $56K
Arborist salary $50K
Soil and plant scientist salary $52K
Animal scientist salary $50K
Biotechnician salary $53K
Farm equipment mechanic salary $45K
Agricultural and food science technician salary $42K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)