Soil and Plant Scientists

These people study soils and plants.

Education and Salary

To get this job you have to have a degree in life science, chemistry, or physics. You get paid $28.81 an hour, and $59,920 a year.


In this job, you work both indoors and outdoors. You go outdoors and test soils and study plants and do research. You work inside by communicating with others and working in labs and offices.

Skills and Tools Needed

In this job you need laboratory flasks, ph meters, photometers, and radar based surveillance. The skill you need are, reading comprehension, active learning, complex problem solving, and critical thinking.