Soil Scientist Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
$76,000
$55,000
Min 10%
$76,000
Median 50%
$105,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Bayer
Highest Paying City
Lubbock, TX
Highest Paying State
Washington
Average Experience Level
5.1 years
How much does a soil scientist make?
Soil Scientists in America make an average salary of $76,543 per year or $36.8 per hour. The top 10 percent make over $105,000 per year, while the bottom 10 percent make under $55,000 per year. Some of the states with the best Soil Scientist salaries are Washington, Oregon, Idaho, New Jersey, and New York. The typical employment in the position spans 5.1 years.
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Average Soil Scientist Salary By Location

Soil Scientists in the United States of America make on average $76,543 a year or $36.8 per hour. The top city when it comes to Soil Scientist salaries is Lubbock, TX at $95,159 per year. Even as an entry-level Soil Scientist, you will make $53,000 per year in Lubbock, TX. Washington, Oregon, Idaho, New Jersey, and New York are the highest paying states. Kentucky, South Carolina, South Dakota, Kansas, and Illinois are at the bottom for competitive pay.

Map of Soil Scientist Salaries

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

Average Salary:

Average Soil Scientist Salary By Company

There is good job security in Soil Scientist positions. Some industries offer better pay and benefit packages than others. Companies like Bayer or State of Minnesota will get you the highest pay packages. Companies like Hsu's Ginseng Enterprises and Glades Crop Care also report very competitive wages for Soil Scientists.

Soil Scientist Salary History

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

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Recently Added Soil Scientist Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Natural Resources Conservation Service
Soil Scientist
11/25/2019
$74,596
State of Minnesota
Soil Scientist
09/26/2019
$51,219
Forest Service
Soil Scientist
09/19/2019
$51,445
Natural Resources Conservation Service
Soil Scientist
08/29/2019
$62,236
Forest Service
Soil Scientist
08/02/2019
$67,574
Soil Scientist
07/11/2019
$98,900
Soil Scientist
06/21/2019
$47,515
State of Minnesota
Soil Scientist
06/19/2019
$51,219
National Older Worker Career Center
Soil Scientist
06/08/2019
$56,349
Natural Resources Conservation Service
Soil Scientist
06/07/2019
$62,720
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