Food Scientist Salary in Kentucky

How much does a Food Scientist make in Kentucky? The average Food Scientist salary in Kentucky is $64,480 as of April 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $51,642 and $78,507. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on the city and many other important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. View the Cost of Living in Kentucky

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Job Description

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. Being a Food Scientist is familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Additionally, Food Scientist performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision; typically reports to a manager. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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Location Avg. Salary Date Updated
Location Aberdeen, KY Avg. Salary $63,123 Date Updated April 27, 2019
Location Adairville, KY Avg. Salary $63,760 Date Updated April 27, 2019
Location Adams, KY Avg. Salary $61,934 Date Updated April 27, 2019
Location Adolphus, KY Avg. Salary $65,083 Date Updated April 27, 2019
Location Ages Brookside, KY Avg. Salary $61,325 Date Updated April 27, 2019
Location Albany, KY Avg. Salary $64,220 Date Updated April 27, 2019
Location Alexandria, KY Avg. Salary $69,145 Date Updated April 27, 2019
Location Allen, KY Avg. Salary $61,934 Date Updated April 27, 2019
Location Allensville, KY Avg. Salary $63,281 Date Updated April 27, 2019
Location Almo, KY Avg. Salary $63,123 Date Updated April 27, 2019

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