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Dairy Scientist Salary

$64,165 (USD)

Average Salary

$31/hr

Average Hourly

$1,206

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 06, 2019

The average pay for a Dairy Scientist is $64,165 a year and $31 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Dairy Scientist is between $46,281 and $78,984. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Conducts research in selection, breeding, feeding, and management of dairy cattle: studies feed requirements of dairy animals and nutritive value of feed materials.
  • Carries out experiments to determine effects of different kinds of feed and environmental conditions on quantity, quality, and nutritive value of milk produced.
  • Develops improved practices in care and management of dairy herds and use of improved buildings and equipment.
  • Studies physiology of reproduction and lactation, and carries out breeding programs to improve dairy breeds animal breeder.
  • May be designated according to specialty as dairy-management specialist; dairy-nutrition specialist.
Dairy Scientist Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Animal Scientists

Job family population: 2,530

Estimated population of Dairy Scientist jobs: 161

Rate of error: 6.2%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$74,385
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Dairy Scientist Job Listings for United States

Graveyard Production Lead (Cheese/Dairy)
Oct 13
Boardman, OR, USA
Tillamook County Creamery Association
Dairy Science - Understands the components of milk, starter bacteria, and other ingredients, and the processing of making dairy products to a specification * Statistical Process Control - Understands ...
Senior Manager, Nutrition R&D
Nov 7
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Leprino Foods
A Bachelor's degree in Food Science, Nutrition, Chemistry, or a very closely related science degree (Bakery Science, Dairy Science, Biochemistry, etc.) - The right candidate needs to have the ...
Process Engineer (Cheese Technical Services)
Nov 7
us
Leprino Foods
Bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering, Food or Dairy Science * Previous experience as a food or beverage processing engineer/scientist. * The ability to travel up to 70% nationwide to our 9 ...
Dairy Cattle Nutritionist
Dec 1
Firestone, United States
Midwest PMS, LLC
Advice dairy cattle producers about science-based nutritional & management practices to enhance their production operations. Provide instruction & guidance to producers to supply the appropriate ...
Sr. Scientist / Principal Scientist - Yogurt
Oct 14
Aurora, United States
CPS, Inc.
Sr. Scientist / Principal Scientist Yogurt We have an amazing opportunity on our Research ... You will be responsible for leading R&D innovation and commercialization with an emphasis on dairy ...

The average pay for a Dairy Scientist is $64,165 a year and $31 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Dairy Scientist is between $46,281 and $78,984. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Graveyard Production Lead (Cheese/Dairy)
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A Bachelor's degree in Food Science, Nutrition, Chemistry, or a very closely related science degree (Bakery Science, Dairy Science, Biochemistry, etc.) - The right candidate needs to have the ...
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