$54,477
Avg. Salary
$19.42
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$2,750

Bonus

$4,873

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Food Scientist with Microsoft Excel skills is $19.42 per hour.

The average pay for a Food Scientist with Microsoft Excel skills is $54,477 per year.

$12.08
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$19.42
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$27.81
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MEDIAN $19.42
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$71k
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MEDIAN $54,477
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$0$74K
Salary $42,102 - $71,439
Bonus $253 - $6,940
Profit Sharing $4,873
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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$39,837 - $74,309
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 107
Hourly Data $0$31
Hourly Rate $12.08 - $27.81
Overtime $28.71
Annual Data $0$74K
Bonus $253 - $6,940
Profit Sharing $4,873
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).
)
$39,837 - $74,309
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 20

Job Description for Food Scientist

Food scientists perform a variety of tasks related to the production, testing and consumption of food. They may work in quality assurance within a production facility, testing for levels of various nutrients and the presence or absence of microbes (which are essential to proper nutritional labeling and food safety). Food scientists may perform routine checks of the product throughout the production process to verify the finished product is prepared correctly. Some food scientists may even develop new techniques to improve and streamline the production process or create new, improved packaging uniquely suited to the product. An agricultural food scientist works with farmers on a variety of tasks, including soil analysis, and provides advice about crop growth.

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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.

Food Scientist Job Listings

Key Stats for Food Scientist

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
82%
5-9 years
9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 11%