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Soil Scientist Salary
in Nebraska, United States

$69,533 (USD)

Average Salary

$33/hr

Average Hourly

$1,523

Average Bonus

Last updated: February 15, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Soil Scientist is $69,533 a year and $33 an hour in Nebraska, United States. The average salary range for a Soil Scientist is between $49,516 and $85,946. 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 Nebraska, United States.

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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.
Soil Scientist Job Prevalence in Nebraska, United States

Job family: Soil and Plant Scientists

Job family population: 14,180

Estimated population of Soil Scientist jobs: 937

Rate of error: 4.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$80,608
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Skills

Soil Scientist Job Listings for Nebraska, United States

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