Career Outlook for Soil and Plant Scientists

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Also known as:
Agriculturist, Agronomist, Arboreal Scientist, Crop Nutrition Scientist, Floriculturist, Horticulturist, Plant Physiologist, Plant Scientist, Pomologist, Soil Fertility Extension Specialist

The overall job outlook for Soil or Plant Scientist careers has been positive since 2004. Vacancies for this career have increased by 43.96 percent nationwide in that time, with an average growth of 2.75 percent per year. Demand for Soil and Plant Scientists is expected to go up, with an expected 5,050 new jobs filled by 2029. This represents an annual increase of 4.02 percent over the next few years. Join our career community today!

TOP STATES

There are currently more Soil and Plant Scientists in the following states

California 1,590
North Carolina 970
Iowa 800
Washington 680
Nebraska 650
Wisconsin 580
Oregon 560
BOTTOM STATES

The states below have the least number of filled positions for Soil and Plant Scientists

Utah
40
District of Columbia
50
Maine
50
Mississippi
60
Delaware
60
Alabama
70
Oklahoma
70