Fermentation Engineer Salary in the United States

How much does a Fermentation Engineer make in the United States? The average Fermentation Engineer salary in the United States is $63,863 as of October 30, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $56,884 and $72,516. 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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Newlight Technologies -
The Fermentation Scientist reports to the Director of Fermentation and will work closely with the fermentation, engineering, and production departments in the development of fermentation processes
LinkedIn - 7 days ago
Newlight Technologies - Orange , CA
The Fermentation Scientist reports to the Director of Fermentation and will work closely with the fermentation, engineering, and production departments by Jobble
Jobble, Inc. - 4 days ago
The Bioprocess Development Engineer/Scientist will contribute to fermentation R&D bioprocess development efforts in support of technology transfer for the production of added-value sustainable feed ...
Kelly Services - 5 days ago
Develop process for bench-top scale fermentation of engineered yeast strains * Optimize fermentation process to maximize key metrics such as titer and productivity * Test strains in a standardized ...
LinkedIn - 8 days ago
LanzaTech - Skokie , IL
The role will involve operating a self-contained mobile gas fermentation apparatus showing gas ... Global Services Engineer: * Advise and assist on-site on the commissioning of newly constructed ...
Jobble, Inc. - 2 days ago
Applying synthetic biology, genomics, bioinformatics, data science, and fermentation, we harness ... The purpose of this position is to engineer and optimize yeast to produce valuable plant natural ...
Jobble, Inc. - 9 days ago
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