The average pay for a Food Tester is $44,546 a year and $21 an hour in Maryland, United States.
The average salary range for a Food Tester is between $33,399 and $53,838.
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 Maryland, United States.
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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.
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Food Tester Job Listings for Maryland, United States
(Associate) Scientific Liaison, Foods (1189-679)
Rockville, United States
US Pharmacopeia (USP)
Performs the critical evaluation of technical data related to foodtesting specifically related to food quality and purity including working closely with internal and external laboratories on ...
He/She may actively perform testing at the bench and/or be responsible for reviewing collected data ... USP's drug standards are enforceable in the United States by the Food and Drug Administration, and ...