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After graduation, food science and technology graduates typically earn high salaries compared to the national average. Top earners make $119,980, while the bottom 20% make closer to $32,333. The median grad salary is $62,284.
Food Science and Technology graduate salaries over time
The typical early career salary for someone with a bachelor’s degree in food science and technology is $36,970, and within five years of graduation, this average salary goes up to $58,743.
This chart maps the average workforce wage by years of experience:
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