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Food Tester Salary
in Maryland, United States

$44,546 (USD)

Average Salary

$21/hr

Average Hourly

$695

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

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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Job Summary

Description:
  • 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:
$51,642
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

Food Tester Job Listings for Maryland, United States

(Associate) Scientific Liaison, Foods (1189-679)
Sep 13
Rockville, United States
US Pharmacopeia (USP)
Performs the critical evaluation of technical data related to food testing specifically related to food quality and purity including working closely with internal and external laboratories on ...
General Restaurant Manager
Dec 6
Capitol Heights, United States
Five Guys
Five Guys is a family-run burgers and fries joint giving customers craveable, from scratch food and making sure they get more than they expect. How do we do this? By spending decades testing and ...
General Restaurant Manager
Dec 6
Greenbelt, United States
Five Guys
Five Guys is a family-run burgers and fries joint giving customers craveable, from scratch food and making sure they get more than they expect. How do we do this? By spending decades testing and ...
Scientist III, Senior Scientist III (1234-679)
Oct 31
Rockville, United States
US Pharmacopeia (USP)
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 ...
General Restaurant Manager
Nov 29
Bowie, United States
Five Guys
Five Guys is a family-run burgers and fries joint giving customers craveable, from scratch food and making sure they get more than they expect. How do we do this? By spending decades testing and ...
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