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Soil and Plant Scientist Salary in Sector of Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)

The salary statistics of soil and plant scientists in the industry sector of other services (except federal, state, and local government) are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare soil and plant scientist salaries in different industries within the other services (except federal, state, and local government) sector.

Average Annual Salary of Soil and Plant Scientists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$37,260
25th Percentile Wage
$45,470
50th Percentile Wage
$57,460
75th Percentile Wage
$73,470
90th Percentile Wage
$88,930

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for soil and plant scientists in the industry sector of other services (except federal, state, and local government). 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 $88,930. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $57,460. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid soil and plant scientists is $37,260.

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 other services (except federal, state, and local government) from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201657,460-10.13%19.37%
201563,2804.61%-
201460,3600.83%-
201359,86022.60%-
201246,330--

Compare Soil and Plant Scientist Salary in Different Industries within the Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government) Sector

The average salaries of soil and plant scientists in two industries in the other services (except federal, state, and local government) 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
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations
$57,460
Social Advocacy Organizations
$51,410

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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