The average salary for a Food Technologist in Ireland is €31,859.
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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. Then the foods will be tested by human test panels. The people on the panels may be asked to taste the food and to provide input on changes that could be made. These changes may be taken into consideration. If the fo…Read more
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.
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Popular Skills for Food Technologist
Food Labeling Regulations
Skills in Product Development and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Food Safety, Quality Assurance / Quality Control and Food Labeling Regulations.
Pay by Experience Level for Food Technologist
An entry-level Food Technologist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of €26,078 based on 7 salaries. An early career Food Technologist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of €30,627 based on 41 salaries. A mid-career Food Technologist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of €36,787 based on 17 salaries.
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Employees with Food Technologist in their job title in Cork, Cork earn an average of 10.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Dublin, Dublin (6.4% more) and Naas, Kildare (4.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Cavan, Cavan (14.5% less).
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