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What is the average annual salary for Food Scientist?
The annual salary for someone with the job title Food Scientist may vary depending on a number of factors including industry, company size, location, years of experience and level of education. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Food Scientist in the United States.

This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Food Scientist in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Food Scientist in the United States is $66,476 so 50% of the people who perform the job of Food Scientist in the United States are expected to make less than $66,476.

Source: HR Reported data as of October 2015

Median $66,476
  • 10%$41,190
  • 25%$53,240
  • 75%$80,936
  • 90%$94,102

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Job Description for Food Scientist

Applies scientific and engineering principles in research, development, production technology, quality control, packaging, processing, and utilization of food. May require a bachelor's degree in a related area and 2-4 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision; typically reports to a manager. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. View Food Scientist job description

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Categories:  Food, Beverage, and Tobacco, Science and Research


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