How much does a food safety scientist make?
Food Safety Scientists in America make, on average, $83,815 a year or $40.3 per hour. While the top 10 percent make over $164,000 per year, the bottom 10 percent make under $42,000. Professional companies and Internet companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. Some of the states with the best Food Safety Scientist salaries are District of Columbia, North Dakota, Vermont, South Dakota, and Maine. The typical employment for a Food Safety Scientist is 2.6 years.