The salary statistics of food scientists and technologists in the industry sector of retail trade are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare food scientist and technologists salaries in different industries within the retail trade sector.
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage|| |
|25th Percentile Wage|| |
|50th Percentile Wage|| |
|75th Percentile Wage|| |
|90th Percentile Wage|| |
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for food scientists and technologists in the industry sector of retail trade. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) food scientists and technologists is $113,790. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $53,130. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid food scientists and technologists is $34,390.
The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of food scientists and technologists in the industry sector of retail trade from 2012 to 2016.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||4-Year Growth|
The average salaries of food scientists and technologists in one industries in the retail trade sector are shown below. For detailed food scientist and technologists salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.
|Industry Name||Median Annual Salary|
|Nonstore Retailers|| |
Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 .