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Soil and Plant Scientists (Occupational Profile)

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SOC: 19-1013

Soil and Plant Scientists work to make sure that the soils in which crops are planted and where people live and work are stable, fertile, and free from pollution. They study, evaluate, and analyze soils to get information for agricultural production and management of natural ecosystems.

Los Angeles County Soil and Plant Scientists:

Annual Average Employment 2010

Projected Employment 2020

Average Hourly Wage, 1q12

Average Annual Wage, 1q12

Entry Level Education

Work Experience

On the Job Training

120

2,400

$33.45

$69,582

Bachelor’s

None

None

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