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Average Salary for Soil Scientist in San Francisco, California

The average salary of a(n) Soil Scientist in San Francisco, California is $92,871.

The average hourly rate of a(n) Soil Scientist in San Francisco, California is $44.65.

The average bonus of a(n) Soil Scientist in San Francisco, California is $2,034.00.

Job 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. Classifies soils according to standard types. Conducts experiments on farms or experimental stations to determine best soil types for different plants. Performs chemical analysis on micro-organism content of soil to determine microbial reactions and chemical and mineralogical relationship to plant growth. Investigates responses of specific soil types to tillage, fertilization, nutrient transformations, crop rotation, environmental consequences, water, gas or heat flow, industrial waste control, and other soil management practices. Advises interested people on rural or urban land use. May specialize in one or more types of activities relative to soil management and productivity. Less

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... More

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