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Food Tester Salary
in Delaware, United States

$42,844 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Food Tester is $42,844 a year and $21 an hour in Delaware, United States. The average salary range for a Food Tester is between $32,123 and $51,780. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Food Tester. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Delaware, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Tests food and assists food scientist in research, development, and quality control.
  • Conducts tests on food additives and preservatives to ensure organizational and FDA compliance on such factors as color, texture, and nutrients.
  • Samples odors or tastes for prescribed flavor.
  • Assesses records and compiles test results, orders supplies to maintain laboratory inventory, and cleans and sterilizes laboratory equipment.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2023:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Food Tester Job Listings for Delaware, United States

Sr. Plant Engineer - Immediate Need
Oct 10
Georgetown, DE, USA
Global Leader in Food Production
Global leader in food production is seeking an experienced senior level plant engineer for their ... control, testing, inspection and maintenance, inspecting plant and machinery to ensure optimum ...
Nov 13
Wilmington, DE, USA
Dupont Country Club
Delaware or Pennsylvania ABC certification from an accredited testing facility. Must have excellent ... food or drink items when appropriate · Keeps a clean, organized bar area · Accurately rings up ...
2nd Shift Ammonia Refrigeration Tech
Nov 6
Selbyville, DE, USA
Mountaire Farms
Perform chemical testing and treatment of condensing tower water. * Install equipment and/or modify ... At Mountaire, we recognize that consumers are more aware of where their food comes from than ever ...