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Plant Breeder Salary
in Delaware, United States

$76,572 (USD)

Average Salary

$37/hr

Average Hourly

$1,585

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Plant Breeder is $76,572 a year and $37 an hour in Delaware, United States. The average salary range for a Plant Breeder is between $54,607 and $94,647. 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 2023:
$88,769
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

Plant Breeder Job Listings for Delaware, United States

2nd Shift Maintenance Superintendent
Oct 10
Selbyville, 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 ...
2nd Shift Ammonia Refrigeration Tech
Nov 6
Selbyville, DE, USA
Mountaire Farms
Provide technical support of all refrigeration maintenance activities required to support plant ... From the start of this process on our breeder farms, through the hatchery, growing and production ...
Maintenance Mechanic
Oct 8
Selbyville, DE, USA
Mountaire Farms
Performing preventative maintenance and repairs on plant equipment. * Pre-op machines and equipment ... From the start of this process on our breeder farms, through the hatchery, growing and production ...
Sanitation Manager
Sep 18
Selbyville, DE, USA
Mountaire Farms
Directs, Manages and Verifies the cleaning of all plant equipment and work areas * Inspects the ... From the start of this process on our breeder farms, through the hatchery, growing and production ...
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