Agriculture Scientist Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$70,000
$45,000
Min 10%
$70,000
Median 50%
$111,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
USDA
Highest Paying City
Kennett Square, PA
Highest Paying State
Washington
Average Experience Level
12.8 years
How much does an agriculture scientist make?
Agriculture Scientists in the US make on average $70,944 annually or $34.11 hourly. If you are in the top 10 percent, you will make over $111,000; however, if you are in the bottom 10 percent, you will earn less than $45,000 per year. The best states for high paying Agriculture Scientist jobs are Washington, Maine, Oregon, New York, and New Jersey. Most Agriculture Scientists spend 12.8 years in the position.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Scientist
$74,449
Agronomist
$75,193

Average Agriculture Scientist Salary By Location

Agriculture Scientists in the United States of America make on average $70,944 a year or $34.11 per hour. Kennett Square, PA reports the highest Agriculture Scientist salaries at $105,815 per year. Even an entry-level Agriculture Scientist makes $63,000 per year in Kennett Square, PA. The highest earning states when it comes to Agriculture Scientist salaries are Washington, Maine, Oregon, New York, and New Jersey. Missouri, South Dakota, and Louisiana have the lowest Agriculture Scientist salaries.

Map of Agriculture Scientist Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Agriculture Scientists earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Average Agriculture Scientist Salary By Company

Like every industry, there is a range of salaries an Agriculture Scientist makes. USDA and Primus Automotive Financial SERV are the highest paying companies. Companies like University of Florida and LifeLine Foods also pay high salaries to their Agriculture Scientists.

Agriculture Scientist Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Recently Added Agriculture Scientist Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
University of Florida
Agricultural Scientist IV
02/28/2020
$44,700
JS Audit Group, Inc.
Agricultural Scientist
01/19/2018
$55,000
Nutrient Recovery & Upcycling LLC
Agricultural Scientist
12/06/2017
$69,600
Scientist, Sustainable Agriculture
11/30/2017
$70,200
Metamorphosis Wines, LLC
Agricultural Scientist
04/24/2017
$75,000
Metamorphosis Wines, LLC
Agricultural Scientist
04/20/2017
$70,000
JS Audit Group, Inc.
Agricultural Scientist
02/24/2017
$55,000
JS Audit Group, Inc.
Agricultural Scientist
02/13/2017
$55,000
Fbsciences, Inc.
Agricultural Scientist
07/14/2016
$82,368
JS Audit Group, Inc.
Agricultural Scientist
06/01/2016
$55,000
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