Plant Taxonomist

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A plant taxonomist is a scientist who finds, identifies, describes, classifies, and names plants.

TRAINING/EDUCATION NEEDED

The minimum education requirement is a Bachelor's or Master's degree.

WHERE TO STUDY

For 2- and 4-year college and university programs across the country, visit our Where to Study page.

SALARY EXPECTATIONS

In December 2018, the median yearly salary for a plant taxonomist was $69,410, according to PayScale.com. For more information, visit CareerTrend.com's Plant Taxonomist Profile.

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS AND ASSOCIATIONS

VIDEOS AND TESTIMONIALS

Learn about plant identification from Casey Hentges of Oklahoma Gardening.