$53,500
Avg. Salary
$22.67
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Food Scientist in Westerville, Ohio is $22.67 per hour.

The median Food Scientist has a base pay of $53,500. Salaries generally range from $0 to $0. The median bonus is .
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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.

About Westerville, Ohio

Franklin County, Ohio
37,101
Male:
17,801 (48.0%)
Female:
19,300 (52.0%)
Westerville is a city in Delaware and Franklin counties in the U.S. state of Ohio. It is a northeastern suburb of Columbus. The population was 36,120 at the 2010 census. Westerville was once known as "The Dry Capital of the World" for its strict laws prohibiting sales of alcohol. Early history The land that is today Westerville was first settled around 1810. In 1818, Matthew, Peter, and William Westervelt, settlers of Dutch extraction, migrated to the area from New York. Matthew Westervelt donated land for the construction of a Methodist church in 1836, and the settlement was subsequently named in the family’s honor. In 1839, the Blendon Young Men’s Seminary was chartered in Westerville; Matthew Westervelt was one of its first trustees. The Church of the United Brethren in Christ bought the seminary in 1846, and the next year the seminary was reformed, and renamed Otterbein College after the church’s founder Philip William...
Westerville:
$81,763
Ohio:
$48,849
$935
Westerville:
$205,400
Ohio:
$129,600
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Food Scientist Job Listings

Key Stats for Food Scientist

1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
50%
10-19 years
25%

Years of Experience

1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
50%
10-19 years
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 100%
vision benefits
Vision: 100%
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None: