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Soil and Plant Scientist Salary Information in West Virginia

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,100
25th Percentile Wage
$41,450
50th Percentile Wage
$47,040
75th Percentile Wage
$59,750
90th Percentile Wage
$75,700

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for soil and plant scientists in West Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $75,700. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $47,040. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $36,100.

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. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth2-Year Growth
2014
$47,040
2.64% 7.40%
2013
$45,800
4.89% -
2012
$43,560
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of soil and plant scientists in some West Virginia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of soil and plant scientists in state of West Virginia ranges from $44,240 to $82,390. The highest paying area for soil and plant scientists in West Virginia is Washington-Arlington-Alexandria with a median annual salary of $82,390. The lowest paying area is Charleston with a median annual salary of $44,240.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria
$82,390
Charleston
$44,240




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