Soil and Plant Scientist Salary Information in Wisconsin

The average annual and hourly salaries for soil and plant scientists in the state of Wisconsin are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of soil and plant scientists among Wisconsin 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Soil and Plant Scientists in Wisconsin

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$40,310
25th Percentile Wage
$46,010
50th Percentile Wage
$55,190
75th Percentile Wage
$65,180
90th Percentile Wage
$81,280

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for soil and plant scientists in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $81,280. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $55,190. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $40,310.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19.38
25th Percentile Wage
$22.12
50th Percentile Wage
$26.53
75th Percentile Wage
$31.33
90th Percentile Wage
$39.08

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for soil and plant scientists in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $39.08. The median hourly salary is $26.53. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19.38.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of soil and plant scientists from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201655,1900.24%0.98%
201555,060-2.12%-
201456,2301.32%-
201355,4901.51%-
201254,650--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of soil and plant scientists in some Wisconsin cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of soil and plant scientists in state of Wisconsin ranges from $47,930 to $63,610. The highest paying area for soil and plant scientists in Wisconsin is Appleton with a median annual salary of $63,610. The second highest paying city/area in Wisconsin State is Madison (mean annual salary $58,830). The lowest paying area is Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis with a median annual salary of $47,930.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Appleton
$63,610
Madison
$58,830
West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$58,110
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington
$54,600
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis
$47,930


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