Learn about the types of people who become food product development technicians. This page goes into detail about the employment, gender, and ethnic ratios of the workplace.
Gender Mix By Career Interest, 2023
This graph shows the distribution of females and males that are interested in becoming a food product development technician. Four or five star ratings on CareerExplorer indicate interest.
More men than women are interested in becoming food product development technicians at a ratio of 1.22 to 1.
Actual Gender Mix, 2023
74% of food product development technicians are female and 26% are male.
Gender Bias, 2023
This is one of the most compelling statistics we collect. Gender bias shows the difference between gender interest in being a food product development technician and the actual gender mix of people in the career.
If there is a significant difference, then it means there is a gender imbalance between those interested in becoming a food product development technician and those who end up becoming one.
In this case there are significantly more men interested in becoming a food product development technician than those actually working as one. It is hard to pinpoint the exact reasons why, but there are likely various forces at play, from changing interests over time to societal norms and biases.
Ethnic Mix, 2019
The largest ethnic group of food product development technicians are White, making up 65% of the population. The next highest segments are Other and South Asian, making up 10% and 10% respectively.