A Plant Breeder earns an average salary of $80,841 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
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).
$39,149 - $120,445
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 80
Job Description for Plant Breeder
Plan and implement field trials.
Develop and improve plant varieties with specific goals.
Utilize a variety of breeding techniques, including molecular, genetic and traditional methods.