Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Food Chemist is $60,000
What Do Food Chemists Do?
Food chemists work for both companies and government entities and perform tests to determine the nutritional, physical, and chemical makeups of food products. These chemists carry out tests to ensure that food companies adhere to regulations relating to food and that products are free of any harmful chemicals and bacteria, and some also help design and improve the tastes of particular products.
It is important to be able to operate the equipment used for the analysis of food, though some …Read more