(800) 627 3697 info.eri@erieri.com
Are you working in compensation or HR? See our salary, cost-of-living, and executive pay applications in action. Try our free salary assessor demo.

Dairy Scientist Salary
in Colorado, United States

$64,130 (USD)

Average Salary


Average Hourly


Average Bonus

Last updated: March 23, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Dairy Scientist is $64,130 a year and $31 an hour in Colorado, United States. The average salary range for a Dairy Scientist is between $46,255 and $78,941. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Colorado, United States.

Average Salary Chart

Scroll for Salary Potential, Education and Skills

Job Summary

  • 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 Colorado, United States

Job family: Animal Scientists

Job family population: 2,550

Estimated population of Dairy Scientist jobs: 163

Rate of error: 6.5%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


Education data not available for this job


Skills data not available for this job

Dairy Scientist Job Listings for Colorado, United States

Supervisor, Packaging - Fort Morgan
Feb 20
Fort Morgan, Colorado, USA
Leprino Foods Company
Bachelor's Degree in Food Science AND 7 years of food industry supervisory experience. * Experience in a continuous flow food or beverage manufacturing plant. * Dairy (Yogurt, Cheese, Cream, or Milk ...
ERI Economic Research Institute compiles the best salary, cost-of-living, and executive compensation survey data available.

Salaries By Location

Similar Job Titles

Are you an Employer?

Free Salary Assessor Product Demo
Are you an HR Professional?
Try our salary assessor and find out how much you should be paying
Explore our most popular jobs
View our most popular salary searches and other resources