Food Product Development Scientist Salary in Auburn, Alabama

How much does a Food Product Development Scientist make in Auburn, AL? The average Food Product Development Scientist salary in Auburn, AL is $56,780 as of May 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $49,744 and $64,735. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

About Auburn, Alabama    The city of Auburn lies in western Lee County and is bordered by the city of Opelika to the northeast and by Chambers County to the north. The city st....More

Auburn, Alabama  area prices were up 1.5% from a year ago    View the Cost of Living in Auburn, Alabama

Job Description

Performs food product development activities including testing of prototypes, competitive products, and production samples. Documents ingredients, formulations, processes, and testing involved with new product research and development or enhancements to existing products. Participates in sensory evaluations and trials of products. Requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. Occasionally directed in several aspects of the work. Gaining exposure to some of the complex tasks within the job function. Typically requires 2 -4 years of related experience. (Copyright 2021 Salary.com)

Take just three simple steps below to generate your own personalized salary report.

Step of 3

Understand the total compensation opportunity for a Food Product Development Scientist, base salary plus other pay elements

Average Base Salary

Core compensation

 
 
 
49744
64735
56780

Average Total Cash Compensation

Includes base and annual incentives

 
 
 
50669
67499
58944
These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Food Product Development Scientist in Auburn, AL. The base salary for Food Product Development Scientist ranges from $49,744 to $64,735 with the average base salary of $56,780. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $50,669 to $67,499 with the average total cash compensation of $58,944.
Step of 3

Discover how your pay is adjusted for skills, experience, and other factors

How much should you be paid?

For a real-time salary target, tell us more about your role in the four categories below.

49744
64735

 

Step of 3

Recalculate your target pay based on your unique skills and experiences

Career Path for this job

  1. This Job:

    Food Product Development Scientist

    2 - 4 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

  2. Up a level:

    Research and Development Engineer

    4 - 7 years experience
    JD, MD, PhD or Equivalent

Salary for

Are you an HR manager or compensation specialist?

Salary.com's CompAnalyst platform offers:

  • Detailed skills and competency reports for specific positions
  • Job and employee pricing reports
  • Compensation data tools, salary structures, surveys and benchmarks.
Learn about CompAnalyst
Job Openings for Food Product Development Scientist in Auburn, AL