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Food Scientists and Technologists

Detailed Occupation Description:
Use 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.

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Skills and additional details about Food Scientists and Technologists


Wage Information for Food Scientists and Technologists, 2016:

Wage Level Statewide
Hourly
Statewide
Annual
Entry $20.07 $41,750
Average $30.94 $64,350
Experienced $36.37 $75,650

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