We surveyed 195 soil and plant scientists to better understand the work environment and required skills of a typical soil and plant scientist. Here are the results.

How much intelligence is required as a soil and plant scientist?

Low

High

Working as a soil and plant scientist typically requires higher levels of intelligence when compared with the average career. This means that soil and plant scientists are required to actively learn new things related to their discipline and solve complex problems.

Can I learn to become a soil and plant scientist?

Intrinsic Talent

Acquired Talent

A career as a soil and plant scientist typically depends predominantly on qualities you can gain through experience, with a small aspect of skills you are born with.

Is it easy to get a job as a soil and plant scientist?

Easy

Hard

It’s typically difficult to find a job as a soil and plant scientist. If you’re curious about the numbers, check out the job market for soil and plant scientists.