Soil and Plant Scientist Salary in Sector of Wholesale Trade

The salary statistics of soil and plant scientists in the industry sector of wholesale trade are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare soil and plant scientist salaries in different industries within the wholesale trade sector.

Average Annual Salary of Soil and Plant Scientists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$42,170
25th Percentile Wage
$49,050
50th Percentile Wage
$61,350
75th Percentile Wage
$81,380
90th Percentile Wage
$106,890

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for soil and plant scientists in the industry sector of wholesale trade. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) soil and plant scientists is $106,890. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $61,350. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid soil and plant scientists is $42,170.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of soil and plant scientists in the industry sector of wholesale trade from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201661,3502.00%-2.53%
201560,120-3.34%-
201462,130-1.22%-
201362,890-0.02%-
201262,900--

Compare Soil and Plant Scientist Salary in Different Industries within the Wholesale Trade Sector

The average salaries of soil and plant scientists in three industries in the wholesale trade sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for soil and plant scientist occupations is the miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers industry with an annual salary $61,480. The lowest paying industry is the farm product raw material merchant wholesalers industry (annual salary $60,670). For detailed soil and plant scientist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Miscellaneous Nondurable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$61,480
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$61,320
Farm Product Raw Material Merchant Wholesalers
$60,670

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].




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