We surveyed 351 food science technologists to better understand the work environment and required skills of a typical food science technologist. Here are the results.

How much intelligence is required as a food science technologist?

Low

High

Working as a food science technologist typically doesn’t require the use of high levels of intelligence in daily tasks.

Can I learn to become a food science technologist?

Intrinsic Talent

Acquired Talent

A career as a food science technologist typically depends predominantly on qualities you can gain through experience, with a small aspect of skills you are born with.

Is it easy to get a job as a food science technologist?

Easy

Hard

It’s typically difficult to find a job as a food science technologist. If you’re curious about the numbers, check out the job market for food science technologists.