Food science technologist earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Food science technologist salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Alabama $51,780
Arkansas $79,980
Arizona $59,030
California $64,200
Colorado $61,680
Connecticut $73,530
District of Columbia $97,160
Florida $83,210
Georgia $61,970
Iowa $60,630
Idaho $59,710
Illinois $84,992
Indiana $58,980
Kansas $69,900
Kentucky $47,600
Massachusetts $83,770
Maryland $78,250
Maine $52,070
Michigan $52,700
Minnesota $77,640
Missouri $59,320
North Carolina $54,750
North Dakota $43,680
Nebraska $68,100
New Jersey $71,610
New Mexico $67,910
New York $53,760
Ohio $68,500
Oklahoma $54,610
Oregon $61,750
Pennsylvania $76,670
Rhode Island $65,310
South Carolina $40,350
South Dakota $50,040
Tennessee $54,020
Texas $70,050
Utah $53,590
Virginia $65,210
Vermont $82,320
Washington $63,040
Wisconsin $59,040

How do food science technologist salaries compare to similar careers?

Food science technologists earn about the same as related careers in Kentucky. On average, they make less than soil and plant scientists but more than biomass plant technicians.

Career Median Salary
Soil and plant scientist salary $67K
Soil and water conservationist salary $73K
Occupational health specialist salary $64K
Bioinformatics scientist salary $63K
Molecular biologist salary $63K
Food science technologist salary $48K
Registered dietitian nutritionist salary $58K
Geodesist salary $53K
Forensic science technician salary $52K
Biomass plant technician salary $50K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)