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Product Development Scientist Salary

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Salary Data for Product Development Scientist

$62,469 (USD)/yr

$30 (USD)/hr

$1,162 (USD)/yr

$61,702 (USD)/yr

$30 (USD)/hr

$1,162 (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 product development scientist salary in United States is $62,469 or an equivalent hourly rate of $30. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $1,162. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$45,121 (USD)

$76,833 (USD)


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Salary Potential

$72,419 (USD)

16 %

Based on our compensation data, the estimated salary potential for Product Development Scientist will increase 16 % over 5 years.

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