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Food Scientists and Technologists

 

Use chemistry, microbiology, engineering, and other sciences to study the principles underlying the processing and deterioration of foods; analyze food content to determine levels of vitamins, fat, sugar, and protein; discover new food sources; research ways to make processed foods safe, palatable, and healthful; and apply food science knowledge to determine best ways to process, package, preserve, store, and distribute food. 

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Growth Rate Click for more information on Growth rate -0.7%
Openings Per Year Click for more information on Employment outlook 14
Wages
Median Hourly Click for more information on Median Hourly Wage $32 per hour
Average Annual Click for more information on Average Wage $69,700 per year
Education Needed Click for more information on Education needed Most of these occupations require a four-year bachelor's degree, but some do not. 
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