Food Science Technicians
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High Risk (61-80%): Jobs in this category face a significant threat from automation, as many of their tasks can be easily automated using current or near-future technologies.
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Our visitors have voted that it's very probable this occupation will be automated. This assessment is further supported by the calculated automation risk level, which estimates 77% chance of automation.
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The number of 'Food Science Technicians' job openings is expected to rise 7.6% by 2031
Updated projections are due 09-2023.
In 2022, the median annual wage for 'Food Science Technicians' was $47,860, or $23 per hour
'Food Science Technicians' were paid 3.3% higher than the national median wage, which stood at $46,310
As of 2022 there were 14,350 people employed as 'Food Science Technicians' within the United States.
This represents around < 0.001% of the employed workforce across the country
Put another way, around 1 in 10 thousand people are employed as 'Food Science Technicians'.
Work with food scientists or technologists to perform standardized qualitative and quantitative tests to determine physical or chemical properties of food or beverage products. Includes technicians who assist in research and development of production technology, quality control, packaging, processing, and use of foods.
SOC Code: 19-4013.00
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