Soil and Plant Scientist Salary Information in Louisiana

The average annual and hourly salaries for soil and plant scientists in the state of Louisiana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of soil and plant scientists amongst Louisiana metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Soil and Plant Scientists in Louisiana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,390
25th Percentile Wage
$38,470
50th Percentile Wage
$55,330
75th Percentile Wage
$74,570
90th Percentile Wage
$89,420

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for soil and plant scientists in Louisiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $89,420. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $55,330. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32,390.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of soil and plant scientists from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$55,330
2.80% -36.80%
2016
$53,780
-10.86% -
2015
$59,620
-32.12% -
2014
$78,770
3.91% -
2013
$75,690
0.00% -
2012
$75,690
- -




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