Soil and Plant Scientist Salary Information in New Jersey

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$47,720
25th Percentile Wage
$62,430
50th Percentile Wage
$70,240
75th Percentile Wage
$80,110
90th Percentile Wage
$89,350

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for soil and plant scientists in New Jersey in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $89,350. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $70,240. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $47,720.

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
$70,240
-4.60% -1.32%
2016
$73,470
0.60% -
2015
$73,030
2.88% -
2014
$70,930
-0.92% -
2013
$71,580
0.57% -
2012
$71,170
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of soil and plant scientists in some New Jersey cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of soil and plant scientists in state of New Jersey ranges from $51,340 to $67,620. The highest paying area for soil and plant scientists in New Jersey is Edison-New Brunswick with a median annual salary of $67,620. The lowest paying area is Wilmington with a median annual salary of $51,340.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Edison-New Brunswick
$67,620
Wilmington
$51,340




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