Food Chemist Salary

The average pay for a Food Chemist is $67,092 per year.

$32,298 - $98,298

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$12.48 - $24.50

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$32,298 - $98,298  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,315  
Total Pay (?
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$30,581 - $89,396  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 26
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$12.48 - $24.50  
   
Overtime
$22.38 - $26.91  
National Annualized Data (?
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Bonus
$0.00 - $4,315  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$30,581 - $89,396  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 14
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Job Description for Food Chemist

Food chemists work for both companies and government entities and perform tests to determine the nutritional, physical, and chemical makeups of food products. These chemists carry out tests to ensure that food companies adhere to regulations relating to food and that products are free of any harmful chemicals and bacteria, and some also help design and improve the tastes of particular products.

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 8%
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