A Food Technologist earns an average salary of C$53,686 per year.

C$36,757 - C$66,519
C$37K
C$48K
C$67K
MEDIAN: C$48,167
10%
50%
90%
C$11.56 - C$24.88
C$12
C$16
C$25
MEDIAN: C$16.35
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$66K
Salary C$36,757 - C$66,519
Bonus C$309 - C$9,910
Profit Sharing C$1,000
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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C$33,265 - C$66,526
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 71
Hourly Data C$0C$26
Hourly Rate C$11.56 - C$24.88
Hourly Tips C$3.75
Overtime C$27.00
Annual Data C$0C$66K
Bonus C$309 - C$9,910
Profit Sharing C$1,000
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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C$33,265 - C$66,526
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 15

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 Pay By Employer

$0$79K

$60,984

Food Technologist Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Food Technologist

Pay by Experience for a Food Technologist has a positive trend. An entry-level Food Technologist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$46,000 based on 23 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Food Technologist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$61,000 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Food Technologist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$54,000 based on 15 salaries. A Food Technologist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$62,000 based on 10 salaries.

Key Stats for Food Technologist

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Food Technologist Salaries

Late-Career
▲31%

Mid-Career
▲29%

Experienced
▲13%

National Average
C$48,000

▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
17%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 8%