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Soil Scientist Salary
in United Kingdom

£44,958 (GBP)

Average Salary

£22/hr

Average Hourly

£985

Average Bonus

Last updated: January 29, 2020

The average pay for a Soil Scientist is £44,958 a year and £22 an hour in the United Kingdom. The average salary range for a Soil Scientist is between £32,016 and £55,570. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Soil Scientist. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United Kingdom.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Studies chemical, physical, biological, and mineralogical composition of soils as they relate to plant or crop growth.
  • Reviews reactions of various soil types to fertilizers, tillage practices, and crop rotations.
  • Studies soil characteristics, maps soil types, and analyzes responses of soils to known management practices.
  • Determines use capabilities of soils and effects of alternative practices on soil productivity.
  • Excludes paraprofessional positions.

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Estimated salary in 2025:
£52,119
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (abbreviated to UK or U.K.) or Britain, is a sovereign country located off the north­western coast of the European mainland. The United Kingdom includes the island of Great Britain, the north­eastern part of the island of Ireland, and many smaller islands. Northern Ireland shares a land border with the Republic of Ireland. Otherwise, the United Kingdom is surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean, with the North Sea to the east, the English Channel to the south and the Celtic Sea to the southwest, giving it the 12th-longest coastline...

Soil Scientist Job Listings for United Kingdom

Vector Research Scientist
Jan 13
Hertfordshire, UK
Hyper Recruitment Solutions
We are currently looking for a Vector Research Scientist to join a leading Pharmaceutical company based in the Hertfordshire area for 6 months. As the Vector Research Scientist you will be ...
Plasma Physicist / Research Scientist - MHD and Magnetics
Nov 21
Abingdon, UK
Tokamak Energy
They're looking for a research scientist to join the growing physics team to support ST40 operations and contribute to the design of future high field spherical tokamaks. The role will include ...
Laboratory Assistant
Jan 13
Pocklington, UK
Root 2 Recruit
... soil and leaf tissue analysis business. Previous laboratory experience is not essential as full training will be provided, however if you have a science qualification there may be further ...
Environmental Consultant
Jan 13
Exeter, UK
TALENTSPA LIMITED
Environmental Consultant Requirements: • Degree in a relevant earth science or geo-environmental ... soil / rock in accordance with BS5930. • Understanding in the development and updating of CSMs ...
Senior Environmental Consultant
Jan 13
Oxford, UK
TALENTSPA LIMITED
Senior Environmental Consultant Requirements: • Hold a degree in a relevant earth science or geo ... logging soil / rock in accordance with BS5930. • Working knowledge of CLR11 and BS10175 is ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Soil Scientist is £44,958 a year and £22 an hour in the United Kingdom. The average salary range for a Soil Scientist is between £32,016 and £55,570. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Soil Scientist. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United Kingdom.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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