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Food Safety Director Salary

How much does a Food Safety Director make in the United States?
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Salary Data for Food Safety Director

$62,854 (USD)/yr

$30 (USD)/hr

$1,175 (USD)/yr

$62,081 (USD)/yr

$30 (USD)/hr

$1,175 (USD)/yr

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.
The average food safety director salary in United States is $62,854 or an equivalent hourly rate of $30. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $1,175. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$45,399 (USD)

$77,370 (USD)


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Salary Potential

$72,865 (USD)

16 %

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

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