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Alternate Job Titles: Soil Scientist

What is the average annual salary for Soil Scientist?
The annual salary for someone with the job title Soil Scientist may vary depending on a number of factors including industry, company size, location, years of experience and level of education. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Soil Scientist in the United States.

This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Soil Scientist in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Soil Scientist in the United States is $65,528 so 50% of the people who perform the job of Soil Scientist in the United Sates are expected to make less than $65,528.

Source: HR Reported data as of July 2014

Median $65,528
  • 10%$40,526
  • 25%$52,441
  • 75%$81,112
  • 90%$95,300

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Job Description for Soil Scientist

Studies, investigates, and conducts experiments on different soil/plant types to determine use capabilities of soils, and effects of alternative practices on soil productivity. Applies a wide range concepts, practices, and procedures from two or more specialized fields of science, such as agronomy, soil science, forestry, or agriculture. May require a bachelor's degree in agricultural sciences or a related field with at least 5 years of work experience. May direct the work of a small group of employees. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Typically reports to a senior manager and may be considered the lead for a specific area or unit. View Soil Scientist job description

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