Agricultural & Food Science

What is food science?

The study of the physical, biological, and chemical makeup of food. Food technology is the application of food science to the selection, preservation, processing, packaging, distribution, and use of safe food.

job outlook and pay:

Food scientists are the fastest growing occupation, on average, projected to go up %9 from 2012 to 2022.

Average Median pay for food scientists was $58,610 in May 2012. In 2014 it was $66,870.

Average hourly pay: $28.18