How much does a Food Product Development Scientist make in the United States? The average Food Product Development Scientist salary in the United States is $61,327 as of April 27, 2020, but the range typically falls between $53,724 and $69,933. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Food Product Development Scientist performs food product development activities including testing of prototypes, competitive products, and production samples. Documents ingredients, formulations, processes, and testing involved with new product research and development or enhancements to existing products. Being a Food Product Development Scientist participates in sensory evaluations and trials of products. Requires a bachelor's degree. Additionally, Food Product Development Scientist typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. The Food Product Development Scientist occasionally directed in several aspects of the work. Gaining exposure to some of the complex tasks within the job function. To be a Food Product Development Scientist typically requires 2 -4 years of related experience. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)... View full job description

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