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Food Scientist and Technologists Salary in Sector of Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)

The salary statistics of food scientists and technologists in the industry sector of other services (except federal, state, and local government) are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare food scientist and technologists salaries in different industries within the other services (except federal, state, and local government) sector.

Average Annual Salary of Food Scientists and Technologists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$56,440
25th Percentile Wage
$68,950
50th Percentile Wage
$83,740
75th Percentile Wage
$117,460
90th Percentile Wage
$129,590

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for food scientists and technologists in the industry sector of other services (except federal, state, and local government). 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 $129,590. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $83,740. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid food scientists and technologists is $56,440.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of food scientists and technologists in the industry sector of other services (except federal, state, and local government) from 2012 to 2017. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$83,740
26.67% 20.07%
2014
$61,410
-15.84% -
2013
$71,140
5.92% -
2012
$66,930
- -

Compare Food Scientist and Technologists Salary in Different Industries within the Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government) Sector

The average salaries of food scientists and technologists in two industries in the other services (except federal, state, and local government) 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
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations
$92,380
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations
$74,970

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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