Food Scientist and Technologists Salary Information in Oregon

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,660
25th Percentile Wage
$47,250
50th Percentile Wage
$63,450
75th Percentile Wage
$79,010
90th Percentile Wage
$132,850

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for food scientists and technologists in Oregon in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $132,850. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $63,450. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $36,660.

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
$63,450
0.87% 5.64%
2016
$62,900
-1.83% -
2015
$64,050
-0.12% -
2014
$64,130
10.14% -
2013
$57,630
-3.89% -
2012
$59,870
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of food scientists and technologists in some Oregon cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of food scientists and technologists in state of Oregon ranges from $38,270 to $70,330. The highest paying area for food scientists and technologists in Oregon is Eugene-Springfield with a median annual salary of $70,330. The second highest paying city/area in Oregon State is Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $47,280). The lowest paying area is Salem with a median annual salary of $38,270.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Eugene-Springfield
$70,330
Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area
$47,280
Salem
$38,270




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