Food Chemist Salary

The average pay for a Food Chemist is $56,315 per year.

$43,448 - $120,000
$43K
$56K
$120K
MEDIAN: $56,315
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Salary $43,448 - $120,000
Bonus $2,000
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$37,687 - $104,171
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • 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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Key Stats for Food Chemist

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
19%
20 years or more
19%
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
19%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 40%
no benefits
None: 10%
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