The average pay for a Food Scientist with Product Development skills is $59,668 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$44,835 - $81,913
$45K
$60K
$82K
MEDIAN: $59,668
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$14.92 - $25.64
$15
$21
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MEDIAN: $20.63
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$44,835 - $81,913  
   
Bonus
$198.66 - $8,557  
Profit Sharing
$3,297  
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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$43,409 - $85,241  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 196
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$14.92 - $25.64  
   
Overtime
$31.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$198.66 - $8,557  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,297  
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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$43,409 - $85,241  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 17

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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
61 %
Male
39 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 31 votes.
058
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Food Scientist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 28%

Experienced
up arrow 24%

Mid-Career
up arrow 17%

National Average
$60,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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