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Botanist in the United States

How much does a Botanist earn in the United States? The average Botanist salary in the United States is $67,292 as of March 28, 2019, but the range typically falls between $55,582 and $83,055. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Studies all aspects of plant life. Applies a wide range of concepts, practices, and procedures within a specific field of specialization. May require a bachelor's degree in biological sciences. Works under minimum supervision. Assignments are broad and complex in nature. Typically reports to a manager or head of the unit.

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