Entry-Level Food Scientist Salary

An Entry-Level Food Scientist earns an average salary of $54,123 per year.

$41,083 - $71,449
$41K
$54K
$71K
MEDIAN: $54,123
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$14.43 - $26.17
$14
$18
$26
MEDIAN: $18.39
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$41,083 - $71,449  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,072  
Profit Sharing
$5,550  
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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$38,667 - $73,285  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 296
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.43 - $26.17  
   
Overtime
$15.46 - $40.72  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,072  
   
Profit Sharing
$5,550  
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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$38,667 - $73,285  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 39

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Key Stats for Food Scientist

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 32 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
77%
5-9 years
9%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Food Scientist Salaries


Project Management
▲1%

Microsoft Word
▲1%

National Average
$54,000

Food Process Engineering
▼1%

Microsoft Excel
▼1%

Microsoft Office
▼1%

Windows Operating System General Use
▼1%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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