Use chemistry, microbiology, engineering, and other sciences to analyze foods.
Food Scientists use scientific methods to study and analyze foods. They research the nutritional content, food safety, and the ways foods are processed and distributed.
|Wages||$35.97 per hour on average|
|Outlook||The outlook is Good|
|Education & Training||Bachelor's degree is needed for entry.|
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|Career Pathways||Science and Mathematics|
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