An Entry-Level Food Scientist earns an average salary of $53,974 per year.

$40,929 - $73,475
(Median)
$41K
$54K
$73K
MEDIAN: $53,973
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$14.07 - $26.01
(Median)
$14
$18
$26
MEDIAN: $18.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$40,929 - $73,475  
   
Bonus
$5.14 - $6,023  
Profit Sharing
$5,000  
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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$37,977 - $74,457  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 278
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.07 - $26.01  
   
Overtime
$15.57 - $34.01  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$5.14 - $6,023  
   
Profit Sharing
$5,000  
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).
)
$37,977 - $74,457  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 42
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Skills That Affect Food Scientist Salaries

Product Development
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Windows Operating System General Use
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Project Management
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Microsoft Word
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National Average
$53,000

Food Process Engineering
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Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Excel
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
medical benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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