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Food Quality Technician Salary

How much does a Food Quality Technician make in the United States?
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Salary Data for Food Quality Technician

$38,090 (USD)/yr

$18 (USD)/hr

$545 (USD)/yr

$37,678 (USD)/yr

$18 (USD)/hr

$545 (USD)/yr

Job Description
Work with agricultural and food scientists in food, fiber, and animal research, production, and processing; and assist with animal breeding and nutrition. Conduct tests and experiments to improve yield and quality of crops or to increase the resistance of plants and animals to disease or insects. Includes technicians who assist food scientists or technologists in the research and development of production technology, quality control, packaging, processing, and use of foods.
The average food quality technician salary in United States is $38,090 or an equivalent hourly rate of $18. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $545. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$28,791 (USD)

$45,802 (USD)


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Salary Potential

$44,157 (USD)

16 %

Based on our compensation data, the estimated salary potential for Food Quality Technician will increase 16 % over 5 years.

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