The average pay for a Plant Breeder is $79,264 a year and $38 an hour in Maryland, United States.
The average salary range for a Plant Breeder is between $56,527 and $97,974.
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 Maryland, United States.
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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.
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