Food Product Development Scientist Salary in California

How much does a Food Product Development Scientist make in California? The average Food Product Development Scientist salary in California is $68,428 as of February 26, 2021, but the range typically falls between $59,954 and $78,020. 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 California

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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)

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Location Avg. Salary Date Updated
Location Acampo, CA Avg. Salary $66,704 Date Updated February 26, 2021
Location Acton, CA Avg. Salary $70,291 Date Updated February 26, 2021
Location Adelanto, CA Avg. Salary $66,333 Date Updated February 26, 2021
Location Adin, CA Avg. Salary $63,470 Date Updated February 26, 2021
Location Agoura Hills, CA Avg. Salary $68,848 Date Updated February 26, 2021
Location Aguanga, CA Avg. Salary $66,547 Date Updated February 26, 2021
Location Ahwahnee, CA Avg. Salary $61,856 Date Updated February 26, 2021
Location Alameda, CA Avg. Salary $74,442 Date Updated February 26, 2021
Location Alamo, CA Avg. Salary $74,267 Date Updated February 26, 2021
Location Albany, CA Avg. Salary $74,442 Date Updated February 26, 2021

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

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