Salary $34,480 /year
Wage $16.58 /hour
Education No Formal Educational Credential
and bake ingredients to produce breads, rolls, cookies, cakes, pies, pastries,
or other baked goods.
Food Science Technicians
Salary $36,770 /year
Wage $17.68 /hour
Education Associate’s Degree
standardized qualitative and quantitative tests to determine physical or
chemical properties of food or beverage products.
Food Scientist and Technologists
Salary $64,970 /year
Wage $31.24 /hour
Education Bachelor’s Degree
chemistry, microbiology, engineering, and other sciences to study the
principles underlying the processing and deterioration of foods analyze food
content to determine levels of vitamins, fat, sugar, and protein discover new
food sources research ways to make processed foods safe, palatable, and
healthful and apply food science knowledge to determine best ways to process,
package, preserve, store, and distribute food.