Soil Scientist Salary in Pierre, South Dakota

How much does a Soil Scientist make in Pierre, SD? The average Soil Scientist salary in Pierre, SD is $59,070 as of August 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $47,273 and $73,117. 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. 

About Pierre, South Dakota    Pierre (/pɪər/; Lakota: čhúŋkaške, "fort") is the capital of the U.S. state of South Dakota and the seat of Hughes County. The population was 13,646 a....More

Pierre, South Dakota  area prices were up 0.8% from a year ago    View the Cost of Living in Pierre, South Dakota

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Soil Scientist studies, investigates, and conducts experiments on different soil/plant types to determine use capabilities of soils, and effects of alternative practices on soil productivity. Applies a wide range concepts, practices, and procedures from two or more specialized fields of science, such as agronomy, soil science, forestry, or agriculture. Being a Soil Scientist may require a bachelor's degree in agricultural sciences or a related field with at least 5 years of work experience. May direct the work of a small group of employees. Additionally, Soil Scientist relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Typically reports to a senior manager and may be considered the lead for a specific area or unit. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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