Average Food Scientist Salary in Australia

AU$64,964
Avg. Base Salary (AUD)
10%
A$48k
MEDIAN
A$65k
90%
A$94k

The average salary for a Food Scientist is AU$64,964

Base Salary
AU$48k - AU$94k
Bonus
AU$0 - AU$6k
Total Pay
AU$44k - AU$93k
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What Do Food Scientists Do?

Food Scientist Tasks
  • Design, execute, and interpret scientific experiments to develop and optimize products.
  • Understand plant equipment and processes to appropriately create solutions.
  • Research, identify, and implement new practices to reduce costs and improve quality.
  • Document specifications for materials, production, and finished products.
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Gender Breakdown

Female
55.6%
Male
44.4%
This data is based on 9 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

11%

Dental

6%

None

89%