A plant scientist carries out scientific experiments on plants, generally to evaluate plant traits such as appearance, yield, hardiness, etc.
The minimum education requirement is a Master's or Doctorate degree.
WHERE TO STUDY
For 2- and 4-year college and university programs across the country, visit our Where to Study page.
In May 2020, the median yearly salary for a plant scientist was $79,848, according to ZipRecruiter.com. For more information, visit AgExplorer's Plant Scientist Profile.
PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS AND ASSOCIATIONS
- American Floral Endowment
- American Society for Horticultural Science
- American Society of Plant Biologists
VIDEOS AND TESTIMONIALS
Check out the plant science program at Caly Poly Pomona.