Food Scientist and Technologists Salary Information in Missouri

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,260
25th Percentile Wage
$43,050
50th Percentile Wage
$61,910
75th Percentile Wage
$90,440
90th Percentile Wage
$115,340

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for food scientists and technologists in Missouri in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $115,340. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $61,910. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $35,260.

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
$61,910
-4.54% -4.09%
2016
$64,720
2.32% -
2015
$63,220
-1.65% -
2014
$64,260
2.66% -
2013
$62,550
-3.02% -
2012
$64,440
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of food scientists and technologists in some Missouri cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of food scientists and technologists in state of Missouri ranges from $44,580 to $85,560. The highest paying area for food scientists and technologists in Missouri is Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers with a median annual salary of $85,560. The second highest paying city/area in Missouri State is Kansas City (mean annual salary $71,340). The lowest paying area is St Joseph with a median annual salary of $44,580.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers
$85,560
Kansas City
$71,340
St Louis
$60,810
St Joseph
$44,580




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