Soil and Plant Scientist Salary Information in Nebraska

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,890
25th Percentile Wage
$43,340
50th Percentile Wage
$55,850
75th Percentile Wage
$75,520
90th Percentile Wage
$114,370

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for soil and plant scientists in Nebraska in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $114,370. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $55,850. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $35,890.

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
$55,850
-5.71% 6.52%
2016
$59,040
0.80% -
2015
$58,570
5.67% -
2014
$55,250
0.56% -
2013
$54,940
4.97% -
2012
$52,210
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of soil and plant scientists in some Nebraska cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of soil and plant scientists in state of Nebraska ranges from $49,750 to $64,610. The highest paying area for soil and plant scientists in Nebraska is Northeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $64,610. The second highest paying city/area in Nebraska State is Western Nebraska nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $60,710). The lowest paying area is Southeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $49,750.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Northeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area
$64,610
Western Nebraska nonmetropolitan area
$60,710
Omaha-Council Bluffs
$57,420
Central Nebraska nonmetropolitan area
$55,300
Lincoln
$53,940
Southeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area
$49,750




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