A Food Technologist earns an average salary of £24,604 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

£17,681 - £35,072
MEDIAN: £24,604

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£17,681 - £35,072  
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£17,708 - £35,272  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 93
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What is it like working as a Food Technologist?

Food Technologist in Belfast:
Pros: The variety of the job. Something different every day. Very challenging, fast paced environment. Brings out my creative side.
Cons: Long hours at times. Slightly disappointing when a product you are working on doesn't make full scale production.

Food Technologist in Leicester:
"Exciting prospects "
Pros: The variation in day to day tasks and the interaction with different departments.
Cons: Uncertainty about progression

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Experience Affects Food Technologist Salaries

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.


65 %
35 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 33%
dental benefits
Dental: 8%
medical benefits
Vision: 13%
dental benefits
None: 60%