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$46,254

Average Base Salary

$22/hr

Average Hourly Rate

$717

Average Bonus
The average food bacteriologist salary in United States is $46,254 or an equivalent hourly rate of $22. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $717. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Salary by Experience

$32,228

Entry Level Salary

$61,294

Senior Level Salary
An entry level food bacteriologist (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $32,228. On the other end, a senior level food bacteriologist (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $61,294.

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Job 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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