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Food Scientist and Technologists Salary in Sector of Management of Companies and Enterprises

The salary statistics of food scientists and technologists in the industry sector of management of companies and enterprises are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare food scientist and technologists salaries in different industries within the management of companies and enterprises sector.

Average Annual Salary of Food Scientists and Technologists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$50,350
25th Percentile Wage
$63,480
50th Percentile Wage
$80,610
75th Percentile Wage
$107,720
90th Percentile Wage
$140,330

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for food scientists and technologists in the industry sector of management of companies and enterprises. 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 $140,330. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $80,610. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid food scientists and technologists is $50,350.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of food scientists and technologists in the industry sector of management of companies and enterprises from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201680,610-8.03%11.38%
201587,08016.93%-
201472,340-0.35%-
201372,5901.58%-
201271,440--

Compare Food Scientist and Technologists Salary in Different Industries within the Management of Companies and Enterprises Sector

The average salaries of food scientists and technologists in two industries in the management of companies and enterprises 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
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$80,610
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$80,610

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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