How much does a Food Product Development Scientist I make in the United States? The average Food Product Development Scientist I salary in the United States is $63,275 as of April 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $56,514 and $71,350. 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. View the Cost of Living in Major Cities
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. Work is closely managed. Works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. (Copyright 2022 Salary.com)
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