Food Chemist Salary in Shelbyville, Kentucky

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Average Salary for Food Chemist in Shelbyville, Kentucky

The average salary of a(n) Food Chemist in Shelbyville, Kentucky is $76,481.

The average hourly rate of a(n) Food Chemist in Shelbyville, Kentucky is $36.77.

The average bonus of a(n) Food Chemist in Shelbyville, Kentucky is $2,149.00.

Job Description:

Researches and analyzes chemistry of foods to develop and improve foods and beverages and assures compliance with food laws and standards of quality and purity. Positions covered by this definition are characterized by the inclusion of work that requires an understanding of both theories and principles. Excludes paraprofessional positions. Experiments with natural and synthetic materials or byproducts to develop new foods, additives, preservatives, anti-adulteration agents, and related products. Studies effects of various methods of processing, preservation, and packaging on composition and properties of foods, such as color, texture, aroma, taste, shelf life, and nutritive content. Tests food and beverage samples, such as starch, sugar, cereals, beer, canned and dehydrated food products, meats, vegetables, dairy foods, and other products to ensure compliance with food laws and standards of quality and purity. May perform, or supervise workers performing, quality control tests in food processing, canning, freezing, brewing, or distilling. May specialize in particular food or process. Less

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