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Crop-Research Scientist Salary

$73,023 (USD)

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Last updated: June 24, 2019

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The average pay for a Crop-Research Scientist is $73,023 a year and $35 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Crop-Research Scientist is between $52,076 and $90,260. On average, a Doctorate Degree is the highest level of education for a Crop-Research Scientist. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

  • Studies ways to improve on the process of growing farm crops in order to increase crop productivity, nutritional value, and quality of seed.
  • Plans and experiments with or evaluates field-crop problems, and develops new methods of growing crops to secure more efficient production, higher yield, and improved quality.
  • Positions covered by this definition are characterized by the inclusion of work that requires an understanding of both theories and principles.
  • Excludes paraprofessional positions.
Crop-Research Scientist Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Soil and Plant Scientists

Job family population: 14,180

Estimated population of Crop-Research Scientist jobs: 937

Rate of error: 4.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Crop-Research Scientist Job Listings for United States

Associate Biologist in Agricultural Research
Jun 21
Newark, DE, USA
Frontier Scientific, Inc.
The successful candidate will perform work to support the operations of a Crop Protection Pesticide ... S, Agriculture or Biological Sciences (Plant Science background a plus) · Experience with plant ...
Formulation Scientist III - RTP, NC
Jun 19
Durham, NC, USA
BASF Corporation
... Crop Protection in Research Triangle Park, NC. Key responsibilities will include: Design and ... D in a scientific discipline such as chemistry or biology or M.S. plus 3 years practical industrial ...
Insect Rearing Associate Scientist
Jun 18
Newark, DE, USA
Frontier Scientific, Inc.
Frontier Scientific is looking for an Associate Scientist to rear crop damaging insects used in research testing for pesticide discovery and development. Responsibilities Include * Rearing several ...
Research Assistant III - Plant Biology Laboratory, Dr. Julie Law, G573
Jun 5
La Jolla, CA, USA
Salk Institute for Biological Studies
Initial screening will be done with Arabidopsis thaliana and Lotus japonicus, with later stages expanding into select crop species. The RAIII will conduct scientific research(bench work), scientific ...
CRoPS Project Manager
May 10
La Jolla, CA, USA
Salk Institute for Biological Studies
... crop plants translation team, which is responsible for transforming, testing and evaluating ... and research teams. Education: Required: * PhD degree in a biological science, or related ...
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