There are currently an estimated 17,000 food science technologists in the United States. The food science technologist job market is expected to grow by 5.9% between 2016 and 2026.
How employable are food science technologists?
CareerExplorer rates food science technologists with a D employability rating, meaning this career should provide weak employment opportunities for the foreseeable future. Over the next 10 years, it is expected the US will need 8,300 food science technologists. That number is based on 1,000 additional food science technologists, and the retirement of 7,300 existing food science technologists.
What’s the supply of food science technologists?
The food science technologist industry is concentrated in California, New Jersey, Texas
Food Science Technologist job market by state
|State Name||Employed Food Science Technologists|
|District of Columbia||60|