Food Scientist and Technologists Salary Information in Ohio

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$37,300
25th Percentile Wage
$48,590
50th Percentile Wage
$64,970
75th Percentile Wage
$99,390
90th Percentile Wage
$126,040

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for food scientists and technologists in Ohio in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $126,040. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $64,970. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $37,300.

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
$64,970
4.53% -3.40%
2016
$62,030
12.07% -
2015
$54,540
1.74% -
2014
$53,590
-17.17% -
2013
$62,790
-6.99% -
2012
$67,180
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of food scientists and technologists in some Ohio cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of food scientists and technologists in state of Ohio ranges from $49,680 to $110,480. The highest paying area for food scientists and technologists in Ohio is Dayton with a median annual salary of $110,480. The second highest paying city/area in Ohio State is Cincinnati-Middletown (mean annual salary $76,040). The lowest paying area is West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $49,680.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Dayton
$110,480
Cincinnati-Middletown
$76,040
Akron
$72,050
Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor
$66,080
Toledo
$63,020
Other Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$61,940
Columbus
$53,790
West Northwestern Ohio nonmetropolitan area
$49,680




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