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Top compensations in Soil & Crop Science

Name Hire date Compensation
Hongbin Zhang 12/1/1991 $109,240
James T. Lukeman 1/19/2010 $91,104
Edward C. Runge 1/8/2007 $87,251 (12-month salary)
Alfred N. Nelson 8/1/1982 $83,725
Michael R. Baring 8/27/1990 $73,674

Top Assistant Research Scientist compensations at Soil & Crop Science

Name Hire Date Compensation
Michael R. Baring 8/27/1990 $73,674
Russell L. Sutton 10/1/1990 $62,384
Leo Hoffmann 9/10/2012 $56,000
Vijay Singh 8/10/2015 $48,000
Nithya K. Subramanian 7/1/2014 $39,194 (12-month salary)


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