Food Scientist and Technologists Salary Information in Kansas

The average annual and hourly salaries for food scientists and technologists in the state of Kansas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of food scientists and technologists among Kansas metropolitan areas 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 Kansas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$42,940
25th Percentile Wage
$52,720
50th Percentile Wage
$62,330
75th Percentile Wage
$93,990
90th Percentile Wage
$121,760

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for food scientists and technologists in Kansas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $121,760. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $62,330. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $42,940.

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
$62,330
-0.58% 12.80%
2016
$62,690
7.82% -
2015
$57,790
12.98% -
2014
$50,290
6.12% -
2013
$47,210
-15.12% -
2012
$54,350
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of food scientists and technologists in some Kansas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of food scientists and technologists in state of Kansas ranges from $39,580 to $75,490. The highest paying area for food scientists and technologists in Kansas is Manhattan with a median annual salary of $75,490. The second highest paying city/area in Kansas State is Wichita (mean annual salary $65,680). The lowest paying area is Kansas nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $39,580.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Manhattan
$75,490
Wichita
$65,680
Kansas nonmetropolitan area
$39,580




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