These Are The 50 Most Common First Jobs For Soil Science Majors

#1

Education, Training, and Library

Graduate Research Assistant

Top locations: Gainesville, FL; Princess Anne, MD; Saint Paul, MN; Corvallis, OR;

Growth: C Job security: C

Job Openings

Estimated Salary

$39,495

#2

Life, Physical, and Social Science

Soil Scientist

Top locations: Alpine, TX; Flagstaff, AZ; Valley, WA; Harrisburg, PA;

Growth: C Job security: B

Job Openings

Estimated Salary

$63,314

#3

Life, Physical, and Social Science

Research Assistant

Top locations: Millbrook, NY; Knoxville, TN; Pullman, WA; West Lafayette, IN;

Growth: C Job security: D

Job Openings

Estimated Salary

$38,750

#4

Building and Grounds Maintenance

Golf Course Superintendent

Top locations: Washington, DC; Brentwood, TN; Grosse Pointe Farms, MI;

Growth: C Job security: C

Job Openings

Estimated Salary

$25,030

#5

Computer and Mathematical

Technician

Top locations: Tallahassee, FL; Aguadilla, PR; Faribault, MN; Raleigh, NC;

Growth: A Job security: C

Job Openings

Estimated Salary

$58,920

#6

Education, Training, and Library

Laboratory Assistant

Top locations: Provo, UT; Athens, GA;

Growth: C Job security: D

Job Openings

Estimated Salary

$35,270

#7

Life, Physical, and Social Science

Environmental Scientist

Top locations: Sacramento, CA; Morgantown, WV; Wichita, KS;

Growth: B Job security: C

Job Openings

Estimated Salary

$61,901

#8

Life, Physical, and Social Science

Scientist

Top locations: R.T.P., NC; Corvallis, OR;

Growth: B Job security: B

Job Openings

Estimated Salary

$75,086

#9

Life, Physical, and Social Science

Staff Scientist

Top locations: Mountain View, CA; Allison Park, PA;

Growth: B Job security: B

Job Openings

Estimated Salary

$68,299

#10

Education, Training, and Library

Educator

Top locations: Troy, NY; Burlington, VT;

Growth: B Job security: B

Job Openings

Estimated Salary

$87,600