Soil and Plant Scientist Salary Information in Oregon

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,960
25th Percentile Wage
$52,040
50th Percentile Wage
$66,240
75th Percentile Wage
$78,930
90th Percentile Wage
$96,320

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for soil and plant scientists in Oregon in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $96,320. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $66,240. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34,960.

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
$66,240
1.00% 15.02%
2016
$65,580
8.98% -
2015
$59,690
1.59% -
2014
$58,740
3.06% -
2013
$56,940
1.14% -
2012
$56,290
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of soil and plant scientists in some Oregon cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of soil and plant scientists in state of Oregon ranges from $28,620 to $69,970. The highest paying area for soil and plant scientists in Oregon is Southern Oregon and Linn County nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $69,970. The second highest paying city/area in Oregon State is Bend (mean annual salary $68,980). The lowest paying area is Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $28,620.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Southern Oregon and Linn County nonmetropolitan area
$69,970
Bend
$68,980
Corvallis
$68,060
Eugene-Springfield
$67,900
Salem
$66,380
North Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area
$63,200
Medford
$51,010
Eastern Oregon nonmetropolitan area
$49,770
Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area
$28,620




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