Soil and Plant Scientist Salary in Sector of Retail Trade

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

Average Annual Salary of Soil and Plant Scientists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$44,450
25th Percentile Wage
$54,710
50th Percentile Wage
$66,820
75th Percentile Wage
$79,690
90th Percentile Wage
$93,400

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for soil and plant scientists in the industry sector of retail 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 $93,400. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $66,820. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid soil and plant scientists is $44,450.

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 retail trade from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201666,8204.06%8.10%
201564,110-5.38%-
201467,5605.39%-
201363,9203.93%-
201261,410--

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

The average salaries of soil and plant scientists in two industries in the retail trade sector are shown below. For detailed soil and plant scientist salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers
$71,790
Lawn and Garden Equipment and Supplies Stores
$71,790

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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