Experienced Food Scientist Salary

Experienced Food Scientists take home approximately $74K per year on average. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Experienced Food Scientists making up 71 percent. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$57,848 - $103,654
$58K
$74K
$100K
MEDIAN: $73,971
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$57,848 - $103,654  
   
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$56,724 - $105,223  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 43

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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 5 votes.
10-19 years
84%
20 years or more
16%
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Skills That Affect Food Scientist Salaries

Windows Operating System General Use
▲12%

Food Process Engineering
▲7%

Project Management
▲1%

National Average
$76,000

Microsoft Excel
▼2%

Product Development
▼4%

Microsoft Office
▼5%

Microsoft Word
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
no benefits
None: 3%
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