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Food Chemist Salary
in Maryland, United States

$89,305 (USD)

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The average pay for a Food Chemist is $89,305 a year and $43 an hour in Maryland, United States. The average salary range for a Food Chemist is between $63,142 and $110,658. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Food Chemist. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Maryland, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Researches and analyzes chemistry of foods to develop and improve foods and beverages and assures compliance with food laws and standards of quality and purity.
  • Positions covered by this definition are characterized by the inclusion of work that requires an understanding of both theories and principles.
  • Excludes paraprofessional positions.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2023:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Food Chemist Job Listings for Maryland, United States

(Associate) Scientific Liaison, Foods
Dec 12
Rockville, United States
US Pharmacopeia (USP)
PhD. or equivalent in Food Science, Food Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry or allied field with at least 5 years relevant experience; OR MS in Food Science, Food Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry or ...
Senior Manager Global Quality Systems and Food Safety
Dec 13
Hunt Valley, MD, USA
McCormick & Company
BS Degree in (or globally recognized equivalent) in Food Science, Engineering, Chemistry, Biology, Sciences or related field5+ years of Quality experience and2+ years of direct and/or indirect ...
Senior Scientist - Analytical Sciences
Oct 31
Hunt Valley, MD, USA
McCormick & Company
POSITION OVERVIEWThis Senior Scientist, someone recognized for initiative, creativity and a proven record of contributions to the food industry, will apply advanced knowledge of Analytical Chemistry ...
Technical Documents Database Administrator
Nov 27
Baltimore, United States
BS Degree in Food Science, Chemistry, Nutrition, Biology, Chemical Engineering or related science field. * 2-4 years of experience in a food, biological or pharmaceutical manufacturing company in ...
Manager/Senior Manager, Reference Standards Technical Review
Dec 12
Rockville, United States
US Pharmacopeia (USP)
Senior Manager Bachelor's degree in Chemistry or a related scientific field and 15 years of ... USP’s drug standards are enforceable in the United States by the Food and Drug ...