Food Safety Scientist

Food Safety Scientist Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$83,000
$42,000
Min 10%
$83,000
Median 50%
$164,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Google
Highest Paying City
Cambridge, MA
Highest Paying State
District of Columbia
Average Experience Level
2.6 years
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.
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Average Food Safety Scientist Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Food Safety Scientist in the United States is $83,815 per year or $40.3 per hour. Cambridge, MA reports the highest annual salary for Food Safety Scientists at 108,990. Even an entry-level Food Safety Scientist makes $67,000 per year in Cambridge, MA. District of Columbia, North Dakota, Vermont, South Dakota, and Maine are the highest paying states. Indiana, Arizona, New York, California, and Florida are at the bottom for competitive pay.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Cambridge, MA
$108,990
2
Elmhurst, IL
$106,415
3
Lakeville, MN
$104,125
4
Gaithersburg, MD
$100,247
5
Wilmington, DE
$92,452

Average Food Safety Scientist Salary By Company

If you are a Food Safety Scientist, you can expect good job security. However, keep in mind that some industries pay better than others. The most abundant employment opportunities for Food Safety Scientists are in Professional companies and Internet companies. Google and Novartis are the best paying companies for Food Safety Scientists. If you can find a job at a company like AstraZeneca or MOM Brands, they also offer very competitive salaries to their Food Safety Scientists.

Recently Added Food Safety Scientist Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
System One Services
Food Safety Scientist
06/04/2019
$174,995