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$50,896

Average Base Salary

$24/hr

Average Hourly Rate

$875

Average Bonus
The average food processing engineer salary in Arizona, United States is $50,896 or an hourly rate of $24. This is 5% lower (-$2,414) than the average food processing engineer salary in the United States. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $875.
Salary by Experience

$37,534

Entry Level Salary

$66,892

Senior Level Salary
An entry level food processing engineer (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $37,534. On the other end, a senior level food processing engineer (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $66,892.
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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