Soil and Plant Scientist Salary Information in Maine

The average annual and hourly salaries for soil and plant scientists in the state of Maine are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of soil and plant scientists among Maine 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 Maine

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41,950
25th Percentile Wage
$49,100
50th Percentile Wage
$58,070
75th Percentile Wage
$67,170
90th Percentile Wage
$85,350

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for soil and plant scientists in Maine in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $85,350. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $58,070. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $41,950.

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. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$58,070
10.11% 10.11%
2012
$52,200
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