Experienced Food Scientist Salary

The average Experienced Food Scientist earns approximately $72K annually. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. Female Experienced Food Scientists make up most of the survey respondents at 71 percent. Among folks in this role, job satisfaction levels approximately match the national average. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$57,890 - $102,315
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$72K
$100K
MEDIAN: $72,454
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$56,997 - $104,339  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 44
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Key Stats for Food Scientist

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
10-19 years
85%
20 years or more
15%
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Skills That Affect Food Scientist Salaries

Windows Operating System General Use
▲13%

Food Process Engineering
▲8%

Project Management
▲2%

National Average
$75,000

Microsoft Excel
▼2%

Product Development
▼3%

Microsoft Office
▼4%

Microsoft Word
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
dental benefits
None: 3%
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