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Plant Breeder Salary
in Delaware, United States

$77,820 (USD)

Average Salary

$37/hr

Average Hourly

$1,611

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Plant Breeder is $77,820 a year and $37 an hour in Delaware, United States. The average salary range for a Plant Breeder is between $55,497 and $96,189. On average, a Doctorate Degree is the highest level of education for a Plant Breeder. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Delaware, United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Nurtures plants by planning and carrying out breeding studies to develop and improve varieties of crops.
  • Enhances specific characteristics, such as yield, size, quality, maturity, and resistance to frost, drought, disease, and insect pests in plants, utilizing principles of genetics and knowledge of plant growth.
  • Excludes paraprofessional positions.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$90,215
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

Plant Breeder Job Listings for Delaware, United States

Sr Maintenance Superintendent
Dec 8
Sussex County, DE, USA
Mountaire Farms
Qualifications: * 3-5 years proven experience in processing plant maintenance management ... From the start of this process on our breeder farms, through the hatchery, growing and production ...
Sr Level Project Engineer
Dec 8
Sussex County, DE, USA
Mountaire Farms
Update AutoCAD drawings for design phase of project and revise existing plant drawings as projects ... From the start of this process on our breeder farms, through the hatchery, growing and production ...
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