$62,400
Avg. Salary
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Food Technologist in Chicago, Illinois is $62,400 per year.

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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.

About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,720,556
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
6.3%

Food Technologist Job Listings

Key Stats for Food Technologist

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %
Less than 1 year
29%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
14%

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: