The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) tracks data and makes projections for nearly all civilian occupations. Some occupations, such as botanist, are included in other categories, such as the following. Median 2020 salaries are shown in parentheses. Median salary means that half in the profession earned more, while half earned less.
- Agricultural and food scientists: $68,830
- Conservation scientists and foresters: $64,010
- Environmental scientists and specialists: $73,230
- Postsecondary teachers: $80,560
- Soil and plant scientists: $69,170