Food Scientist and Technologists Salary Information in Michigan

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$42,220
25th Percentile Wage
$50,290
50th Percentile Wage
$57,000
75th Percentile Wage
$70,830
90th Percentile Wage
$95,020

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for food scientists and technologists in Michigan in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $95,020. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $57,000. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $42,220.

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. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth2-Year Growth
2014
$57,000
8.25% 5.67%
2013
$52,300
-2.81% -
2012
$53,770
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of food scientists and technologists in some Michigan cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of food scientists and technologists in state of Michigan ranges from $47,820 to $68,680. The highest paying area for food scientists and technologists in Michigan is Kalamazoo-Portage with a median annual salary of $68,680. The second highest paying city/area in Michigan State is Grand Rapids-Wyoming (mean annual salary $55,950). The lowest paying area is Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $47,820.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Kalamazoo-Portage
$68,680
Grand Rapids-Wyoming
$55,950
Battle Creek
$55,470
Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$47,820




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