Soil and Plant Scientist Salary Information in Ohio

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,160
25th Percentile Wage
$40,020
50th Percentile Wage
$46,960
75th Percentile Wage
$61,150
90th Percentile Wage
$80,650

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for soil and plant scientists in Ohio in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $80,650. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $46,960. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33,160.

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
$46,960
-12.97% -13.65%
2016
$53,050
-25.09% -
2015
$66,360
1.54% -
2014
$65,340
9.14% -
2013
$59,370
10.11% -
2012
$53,370
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of soil and plant scientists in some Ohio cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of soil and plant scientists in state of Ohio ranges from $40,650 to $72,460. The highest paying area for soil and plant scientists in Ohio is West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $72,460. The second highest paying city/area in Ohio State is Cincinnati-Middletown (mean annual salary $49,230). The lowest paying area is Columbus with a median annual salary of $40,650.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$72,460
Cincinnati-Middletown
$49,230
Toledo
$47,980
Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$47,050
Columbus
$40,650




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