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The average plant scientist salary in Alabama, United States is $45,966 or an hourly rate of $22. This is 4% lower (-$2,049) than the average plant scientist salary in the United States. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $735.
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An entry level plant scientist (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $32,027. On the other end, a senior level plant scientist (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $60,379.
Job Description
Conduct research in breeding, physiology, production, yield, and management of crops and agricultural plants or trees, shrubs, and nursery stock, their growth in soils, and control of pests; or study the chemical, physical, biological, and mineralogical composition of soils as they relate to plant or crop growth. May classify and map soils and investigate effects of alternative practices on soil and crop productivity.

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