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Soil Scientist Salary
in Delaware, United States

$80,303 (USD)

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The average pay for a Soil Scientist is $80,303 a year and $39 an hour in Delaware, United States. The average salary range for a Soil Scientist is between $57,186 and $99,259. 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 Delaware, United States.

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Job Summary

  • 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.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



Soil Scientist Job Listings for Delaware, United States

Sample Management Lab Technician
Jan 17
Newark, DE, USA
Frontier Scientific, Inc.
... and soil samples for routine and repetitive instrumental analysis, according to SOPs Skills: · Associate degree or higher in Chemistry or scientific field · Independent and self-motivated · ...
Staff Geo-scientist
Nov 15
Wilmington, DE, USA
Center Point Tank Services
An earth sciences type BS degree * 2-3+ years experience preferred * PA Professional Geologist ... Conducts environmental soil and water sampling events. * Prepares environmental soil and ...
CHEMIST (Environmental Science / Metabolism Chemistry)
Dec 21
Newark, DE, USA
Frontier Scientific, Inc.
... science/metabolism chemistry lab ... Responsibilities: · Labeling and organizing multiple soil, water, plant or other samples · ...