How much does a Plant Scientist make in the United States? The average Plant Scientist salary in the United States is $72,001 as of November 23, 2022, but the range typically falls between $59,501 and $88,901. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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The Plant Scientist applies a wide range of concepts, practices, and procedures within a specific field of specialization. Studies all aspects of plant life. Being a Plant Scientist works under minimum supervision. May require a bachelor's degree in biological sciences. In addition, Plant Scientist assignments are broad and complex in nature. Typically reports to a manager or head of the unit. (Copyright 2022 Salary.com)

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