$61,928
Avg. Salary
$19.99
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$2,200

Bonus

$2,000

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Food Technologist with Product Development skills is $19.99 per hour.

The average pay for a Food Technologist with Product Development skills is $61,928 per year.

$17.10
10%
$19.99
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$29.19
90%
MEDIAN $19.99
$48k
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$62k
50%
$82k
90%
MEDIAN $61,928
$47,753 - $82,015
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MEDIAN: $61,928
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$17.10 - $29.19
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$0$83K
Salary $47,753 - $82,015
Bonus $724 - $7,500
Profit Sharing $2,000
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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$41,513 - $83,307
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 10 Dec 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 86
Hourly Data $0$33
Hourly Rate $17.10 - $29.19
Overtime $33.50
Annual Data $0$83K
Bonus $724 - $7,500
Profit Sharing $2,000
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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$41,513 - $83,307
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 10 Dec 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 14

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.

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Food Technologist Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Food Technologist?

Food Technologist in Chicago:
"Fun."
Pros: Fun working with formulating food.
Cons: Standing for hours every day and low pay.

Food Technologist in Piscataway:
Pros: Flexible hours.
Cons: Working from home unavailable.

Food Technologist in Moorestown:
Pros: Flexibility and variety of projects.
Cons:

Key Stats for Food Technologist

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
5-9 years
91%
10-19 years
9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
vision benefits
Vision: 77%
no benefits
None: 9%