Senior Food Scientist Statistics in the US

From where do we know all information about senior food scientist demographics? We analyzed 85 senior food scientists resumes to find out what the average demographics are for the job position. Just to be clear, by demographics we mean the study of population-based factors like age, race, and sex. On top of scouring through resumes, we also took note of job proposals from employers and Census Bureau data. And guess what? We found some pretty interesting information.

Senior Food Scientist Diversity

From race to gender and even age, we found the average demographic information on those who work as senior food scientists. Keep reading to find out what the results for senior food scientists were.

Senior Food Scientist Gender Ratio

Among senior food scientists, 46.5% of them are women compared to 45.1% which are men.

Job Title
  • Female, 46.5%
  • Male, 45.1%
  • Unknown, 8.4%

Senior Food Scientist Ethnic Breakdown

The most common ethnicity among senior food scientists is White, which makes up 78.7% of all senior food scientists. Comparatively, there are 8.4% of the Asian ethnicity and 7.5% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity.

Job Title
  • White, 78.7%
  • Asian, 8.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 7.5%
  • Black or African American, 2.4%
  • Unknown, 2.3%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.7%

Foreign Languages Spoken By Senior Food Scientists

The chart below shows that 25.0% of senior food scientists speak Japanese. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is Chinese at 25.0% and Cantonese is the third-most popular at 25.0%.

Job Title
  • Japanese, 25.0%
  • Chinese, 25.0%
  • Cantonese, 25.0%
  • Mandarin, 12.5%
  • Korean, 12.5%

Senior Food Scientist Race And Ethnicity Over Time

Using the Census Bureau data, we found out how the percentage of each ethnic category trended between 2008-2018 among senior food scientists.

  • White
  • Asian
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • Black or African American

Senior Food Scientist Gender Over Time

This data shows how men and women predominate in the senior food scientist position over time.


Senior Food Scientist Unemployment Rate Over Time

The Bureau of Labor Statistics came in clutch when it came down to figuring out how the unemployment rate has changed over time. Between 2008 and 2018, this is how the number of senior food scientists changed.

  • Unemployment rate

Number Of Years On The Job For Senior Food Scientist

By looking over 85 senior food scientists resumes, we figured out that the average senior food scientist enjoys staying at their job for 1-2 years for a percentage of 27%.

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Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years

Senior Food Scientist Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of senior food scientist employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of senior food scientists is 40+ years old, which represents 44% of the population.

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20-30 years

30-40 years

40+ years

Comparing The Gender Ratio of Senior Food Scientists with Other Job Titles

We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, field agronomist and procurement forester have the biggest difference in gender.

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Job Titleascdesc
Animal Behaviorist22%78%
Public Health Microbiologist25%70%
Collector Of Aquarium Specimens25%70%
Senior Food Scientist45%46%
Forestry Consultant86%7%
Procurement Forester87%8%
Field Agronomist87%6%
Field Agronomist
Procurement Forester
Forestry Consultant
Senior Food Scientist
Collector Of Aquarium Specimens
Public Health Microbiologist
Animal Behaviorist

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Senior Food Scientists with Other Job Titles

After finding the gender ratio, we wondered if the percentages of LGBT persons were different as well. Using the data below, you can see how other job titles compare to senior food scientists.

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Job Titleascdesc
Senior Food Scientist0.00%
Research And Development Chemist7.15%
Assistant Research Scientist11.26%
Junior Biologist18.62%
Clinical Fellow34.48%

How Much Do Women Make Compared To Man As Senior Food Scientist?

Male Income
Female Income

Senior Food Scientist Income By Gender And Race/Ethnicity

We found interesting that Asian men and White men make more money compared to others.

  • Male
  • Female
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino

Senior Food Scientist Income By Race/Ethnicity And Education

This chart shows the impact that education has on the income level of different ethnicities.

All Race and Ethnicity
Bachelor's Degree$67,659
Master's Degree$76,699
Doctorate Degree$86,206

Senior Food Scientist Income By Race/Ethnicity And Education

This chart shows the impact that education has on the income level of different ethnicities.

  • Asian
  • Black or African American
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • White
Bachelor's Degree
Master's Degree
Doctorate Degree

Senior Food Scientist Heatmaps

Where Do Senior Food Scientists Earn The Most?

The map here shows where senior food scientists earn the highest salaries in the U.S. The darker areas across the 50 states highlight the highest salaries.

Average Salary

Where Are Senior Food Scientists Located?

By looking through more than 85 resumes, we found that the most popular places for senior food scientists are NE, Omaha and IL, Lisle.

Number of Senior Food Scientists

Senior Food Scientist Employment Statistics

This section highlights the information we gathered about the types of businesses and industries that employ senior food scientists. We found that the most common company type is private. In addition, the industry that employs the most senior food scientists is the manufacturing industry.

Company Size

We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire senior food scientists.

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< 50 employees

50 - 100 employees

100 - 500 employees

500 - 1,000 employees

1,000 - 10,000 employees

> 10,000

The Types Of Companies Senior Food Scientist Work In

Employees with the senior food scientist job title have their preferences when it comes to working for a company. For instance, most senior food scientists prefer to work at private companies over public companies.

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Industry Concentration

Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ senior food scientists. Those industries include manufacturing, retail and hospitality.

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