Food Scientist and Technologists Salary Information in Rhode Island

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$51,780
25th Percentile Wage
$53,430
50th Percentile Wage
$65,420
75th Percentile Wage
$78,760
90th Percentile Wage
$101,450

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for food scientists and technologists in Rhode Island in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $101,450. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $65,420. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $51,780.

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
$65,420
0.50% 0.50%
2016
$65,090
5.13% -
2015
$61,750
4.02% -
2014
$59,270
-9.82% -
2012
$65,090
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