The average pay for a Food Chemist is $63,723 per year.
Food Chemist Total Pay (?
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$30,000 - $93,830
(Median)
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94K
MEDIAN: $63,723
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Food Chemist Total Pay (?
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$12.82 - $20.27
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$30,000 - $93,830  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,195  
Profit Sharing
$250.00 - $8,000  
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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$30,167 - $84,807  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 51
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$12.82 - $20.27  
   
Overtime
$22.38 - $26.91  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,195  
   
Profit Sharing
$250.00 - $8,000  
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).
)
$30,167 - $84,807  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 51
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Gender
Female
38%
female alumni
 
Male
62%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
12%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 7%
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