Food Scientist and Technologists Salary Information in New York

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,030
25th Percentile Wage
$42,310
50th Percentile Wage
$53,450
75th Percentile Wage
$68,910
90th Percentile Wage
$92,600

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for food scientists and technologists in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $92,600. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $53,450. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $35,030.

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
$53,450
-8.83% -27.84%
2016
$58,170
3.08% -
2015
$56,380
-2.36% -
2014
$57,710
3.76% -
2013
$55,540
-23.03% -
2012
$68,330
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of food scientists and technologists in some New York cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of food scientists and technologists in state of New York ranges from $38,090 to $73,130. The highest paying area for food scientists and technologists in New York is New York-White Plains-Wayne with a median annual salary of $73,130. The second highest paying city/area in New York State is New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island (mean annual salary $71,240). The lowest paying area is Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $38,090.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$73,130
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$71,240
Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area
$55,920
Nassau-Suffolk
$52,570
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
$51,300
Rochester
$44,440
Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$38,940
Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area
$38,090




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