The average salary for an Entry-Level Food Technologist is AU$54,821 per year.

AU$43,890 - AU$69,104
AU$44K
AU$55K
AU$69K
MEDIAN: AU$54,829
10%
50%
90%
AU$18.26 - AU$35.18
AU$18
AU$25
AU$35
MEDIAN: AU$25.02
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$70K
Salary AU$43,890 - AU$69,104
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$4,637
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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AU$42,991 - AU$70,495
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 177
Hourly Data AU$0AU$35
Hourly Rate AU$18.26 - AU$35.18
Overtime AU$26.50
Annual Data AU$0AU$70K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$4,637
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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AU$42,991 - AU$70,495
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 31

Job Description for Food Technologist

A food technologist usually works for a company that produces food. The technologist may be tasked with coming up with new types of foods or flavors. The technologist will prepare prototypes of foods. These foods will be tested to make sure that they are fit for human consumption.

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Food Technologist Tasks

  • Identify, monitor, and report on quality and composition of foods.
  • Optimize the taste and texture of a product.
  • Plan production procedures by extrapolating from prototypes and calculations.
  • Record data, procedures, and findings.
  • Collect samples and data to document fit to specifications.

Food Technologist Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$54,778

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Food Technologist

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
74%
5-9 years
16%

Skills That Affect Food Technologist Salaries


National Average
AU$55,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 9%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 90%