Associate Food Scientist Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
$54,000
$40,000
Min 10%
$54,000
Median 50%
$71,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Southeastern Grocers
Highest Paying City
New York, NY
Highest Paying State
New York
Average Experience Level
1.5 years
How much does an associate food scientist make?
Associate Food Scientists in the US make on average $54,271 annually or $26.09 hourly. Those in the bottom 10 percent make under $40,000 a year, and the top 10 percent make over $71,000. Retail companies and Health Care companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. New York, Connecticut, California, West Virginia, and Massachusetts are some of the states with the best Associate Food Scientist salaries in the US. The typical employment in the position spans 1.5 years.
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Average Associate Food Scientist Salary By Location

Associate Food Scientists in the US makes an average salary of $54,271 per year or $26.09 per hour. The city with the highest Associate Food Scientist salary is New York, NY at $57,646 per year. Even as an entry-level Associate Food Scientist, you will make $41,000 per year in New York, NY. The top 5 states with the highest reported Associate Food Scientist salaries are New York, Connecticut, California, West Virginia, and Massachusetts. Wyoming, Alabama, and Montana have the lowest Associate Food Scientist salaries.

Map of Associate Food Scientist Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Associate Food Scientists earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary:

Average Associate Food Scientist Salary By Company

Associate Food Scientists report their job security as good. Just as in every field, some employers pay higher wages than others. Retail companies and Health Care companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. Companies like Southeastern Grocers or Hartford HealthCare will get you the highest pay packages. Also, companies like Delhaize America and Geisinger Health Plan pay their Associate Food Scientists very well.

Average Associate Food Scientist Pay By Industry

Associate Food Scientist salaries can vary depending on the industry. By looking at our data, we can see that Manufacturing companies, Retail companies, and Health Care companies pay their Associate Food Scientists well. Salaries for Associate Food Scientists in Manufacturing companies average $58,698 annually, while Retail companies and Health Care companies pay $55,798 and $52,947, respectively. At $43,567, the average salary for Associate Food Scientists in the Hospitality industry is lower than other industries.
Industry
Average Salary
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$58,698
$59k
Retail
Retail
$55,798
$56k
Health Care
Health Care
$52,947
$53k
Hospitality
Hospitality
$43,567
$44k

Associate Food Scientist Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Associate Food Scientist Salary By Experience Level

The salary for an Associate Food Scientist can range from $45,932 to $57,826 depending on the amount of work experience that the person has. Data on how experience level affects salary is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

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Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
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$31,305
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$31,305
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$31,305
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