Food Scientist and Technologists Salary Information in Indiana

The average annual and hourly salaries for food scientists and technologists in the state of Indiana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of food scientists and technologists amongst Indiana cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Food Scientists and Technologists in Indiana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,830
25th Percentile Wage
$41,420
50th Percentile Wage
$55,100
75th Percentile Wage
$81,230
90th Percentile Wage
$112,390

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for food scientists and technologists in Indiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $112,390. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $55,100. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34,830.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of food scientists and technologists from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$55,100
-4.50% 5.97%
2016
$57,580
-4.45% -
2015
$60,140
-3.57% -
2014
$62,290
16.26% -
2013
$52,160
0.67% -
2012
$51,810
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Food Scientists and Technologists in Indiana Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of food scientists and technologists in some Indiana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of food scientists and technologists in state of Indiana ranges from $45,980 to $47,740. The highest paying area for food scientists and technologists in Indiana is Indianapolis-Carmel with a median annual salary of $47,740. The lowest paying area is Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $45,980.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Indianapolis-Carmel
$47,740
Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$45,980




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