Soil and Plant Scientist Salary Information in Mississippi

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$49,760
25th Percentile Wage
$66,110
50th Percentile Wage
$78,260
75th Percentile Wage
$105,840
90th Percentile Wage
$137,730

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for soil and plant scientists in Mississippi in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $137,730. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $78,260. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $49,760.

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
$78,260
0.91% 14.43%
2016
$77,550
1.81% -
2015
$76,150
-0.68% -
2014
$76,670
10.15% -
2013
$68,890
2.79% -
2012
$66,970
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Soil and Plant Scientists in Mississippi Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of soil and plant scientists in some Mississippi cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of soil and plant scientists in state of Mississippi ranges from $75,040 to $95,400. The highest paying area for soil and plant scientists in Mississippi is Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $95,400. The lowest paying area is Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $75,040.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$95,400
Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area
$75,040




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