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Highest Paying Cities for Food Scientists and Technologists

The top 100 highest paying cities for food scientists and technologists (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of food scientists and technologists in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $110,480, Dayton, Ohio is the highest paying city for food scientists and technologists. It is followed by Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia (average annual salary $92,880). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [1]. For more salary information of food scientists and technologists in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Food Scientists and Technologists

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Dayton, Ohio
$110,480
50
2 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$92,880
80
3 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$91,460
190
4 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$89,920
330
5 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$86,840
60
6 Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, Missouri
$85,560
80
7 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$84,850
170
8 Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area, Vermont
$83,950
50
9 Stockton, California
$82,860
70
10 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$81,860
380
11 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$80,620
190
12 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$79,500
560
13 La Crosse, Wisconsin
$78,500
30
14 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$78,020
390
15 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$77,360
n/a
16 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$77,060
50
17 Green Bay, Wisconsin
$76,940
50
18 Cincinnati-Middletown, Ohio
$76,040
150
19 Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa
$75,860
70
20 Manhattan, Kansas
$75,490
50
21 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin
$75,310
80
22 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$75,080
310
23 Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, USA
$74,650
n/a
24 Burlington-South Burlington, Vermont
$74,430
40
25 Vallejo-Fairfield, California
$74,280
40
26 Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, Florida
$73,710
n/a
27 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$73,700
30
28 Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida
$73,650
30
29 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$73,130
340
30 Appleton, Wisconsin
$72,520
60
31 Akron, Ohio
$72,050
n/a
32 Southeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area, Iowa
$71,920
40
33 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$71,850
430
34 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$71,790
350
35 New York-Jersey City-White Plains, USA
$71,750
610
36 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$71,370
40
37 Kansas City, Missouri
$71,340
150
38 San Antonio-New Braunfels, Texas
$71,260
110
39 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$71,240
1,070
40 Boise City-Nampa, Idaho
$71,200
50
41 Hanford-Corcoran, California
$71,070
50
42 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, Texas
$70,820
50
43 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$70,730
320
44 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, Tennessee
$70,660
40
45 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
$70,650
40
46 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$70,490
50
47 Eugene-Springfield, Oregon
$70,330
40
48 Napa, California
$70,120
50
49 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$69,640
190
50 Southcentral Idaho nonmetropolitan area, Idaho
$69,580
30
51 Lakeland-Winter Haven, Florida
$68,850
50
52 Kalamazoo-Portage, Michigan
$68,680
60
53 Omaha-Council Bluffs, Nebraska
$68,430
340
54 Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, USA
$68,290
90
55 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$68,030
290
56 Montgomery County-Bucks County-Chester County, USA
$67,990
40
57 Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area, North Carolina
$67,830
n/a
58 Pine Bluff, Arkansas
$67,620
70
59 Sioux City, South Dakota
$67,290
30
60 Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, Minnesota
$67,110
130
61 Janesville, Wisconsin
$66,820
50
62 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, Ohio
$66,080
70
63 Wichita, Kansas
$65,680
60
64 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$65,570
220
65 Cedar Rapids, Iowa
$65,210
30
66 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$64,870
120
67 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania
$64,470
50
68 Camden, New Jersey
$64,180
100
69 Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, Washington
$64,170
50
70 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, South Carolina
$64,070
50
71 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$63,390
680
72 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$63,310
50
73 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$63,050
90
74 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$63,040
340
75 Toledo, Ohio
$63,020
n/a
76 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, California
$63,000
60
77 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$62,020
220
78 Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area, Ohio
$61,940
40
79 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, USA
$61,840
440
80 Merced, California
$61,340
50
81 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$60,890
360
82 St Louis, Missouri
$60,810
90
83 Southwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, Minnesota
$60,560
30
84 Madison, Wisconsin
$60,330
110
85 Fargo, North Dakota
$60,240
70
86 Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$60,010
60
87 Provo-Orem, Utah
$60,000
40
88 Northeast Iowa nonmetropolitan area, Iowa
$59,850
30
89 Raleigh-Cary, North Carolina
$59,790
40
90 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$59,700
80
91 Evansville, Kentucky
$59,620
70
92 Rockford, Illinois
$59,560
40
93 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$59,560
90
94 Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area, Iowa
$59,260
60
95 Southeast Kansas nonmetropolitan area, USA
$59,070
n/a
96 Salinas, California
$58,890
50
97 West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area, Wisconsin
$58,590
30
98 Northeast Kansas nonmetropolitan area, USA
$57,480
30
99 Santa Cruz-Watsonville, California
$56,960
n/a
100 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia
$56,810
550
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