The average pay for a Food Scientist with Product Development skills is $59,999 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$44,629 - $82,467
$45K
$60K
$82K
MEDIAN: $59,999
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$14.49 - $25.43
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MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$44,629 - $82,467  
   
Bonus
$5.10 - $7,246  
Profit Sharing
$3,140  
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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$42,515 - $84,933  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 189
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$14.49 - $25.43  
   
Overtime
$29.97  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$5.10 - $7,246  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,140  
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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$42,515 - $84,933  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 19

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Pay by Experience Level for Food Scientist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Key Stats for Food Scientist

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 29 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Food Scientist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 28%

Experienced
up arrow 20%

Mid-Career
up arrow 16%

National Average
$60,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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