Food Scientist salary in the United States

Average salary
$73,500/yr
Based on 703 income tax records
$34,500
$162,000
Age:
Average salary by age
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
 
$58K
 
$72K
 
$92K
 
$93K
 
$94K
$34,500
$162,000
How much do Food Scientists make?
The average total salary for a Food Scientist is $73,500 per year. This is based on data from 703 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Food Scientist and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Food Scientist salary can vary between $34,500 to $162,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

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Food Scientist salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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General Mills, Hennepin County, MN
11 income tax records
$64,000/yr
$54K – $98K

Food Scientist demographics in United States

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50% are single
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50% are married
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31% have kids
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55% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Food Scientists in United States

703 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a food scientist in the United States is $73,500 per year. Food scientist salaries in the United States can vary between $34,500 to $162,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 703 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as food scientist.

The following cities offer the highest salaries for food scientists in the United States: Fayetteville Metro Area, AR ($93,500 a year), Madison Metro Area, WI ($87,000 a year), and Chicago Metro Area, IL ($83,000 a year).
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Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
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Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.