$69,590
Avg. Salary
$18.05
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Food Technologist with Product Development skills is $18.05 per hour.

The average pay for a Food Technologist with Product Development skills is $69,590 per year.

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Salary $52,486 - $95,500
Bonus $983 - $9,500
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$37,068 - $99,666
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 10 Dec 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 24

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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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
56 %
Male
44 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
10-19 years
93%
20 years or more
7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 17%