The average salary for a Plant Breeder is $78,333 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field.
Plant Breeder Total Pay (?
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$39,594 - $104,065
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MEDIAN: $78,332
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Salary
$39,594 - $104,065  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,319  
Profit Sharing
$1,526 - $9,028  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$36,276 - $113,520  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 23 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 83
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Experience Affects Plant Breeder Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%
National Average
$79,000
Entry-Level
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Gender
Female
27%
female alumni
 
Male
73%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
13%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 5%
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