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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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.
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Food Chemist Job Listings for Maryland, United States
(Associate) Scientific Liaison, Foods
Rockville, United States
US Pharmacopeia (USP)
PhD. or equivalent in Food Science, FoodChemistry, Analytical Chemistry or allied field with at least 5 years relevant experience; OR MS in Food Science, FoodChemistry, Analytical Chemistry or ...
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 ...