Neil Mermelstein

Neil H. Mermelstein

Members of the Institute of Food Technologists earned a median salary of $84,000 in 2007, a 7.7% increase from the $78,000 in 2005, according to the results of a recent IFT Membership Employment & Salary Survey. IFT—a nonprofit professional scientific society with more than 20,000 members working in food science, food technology, and related professions in industry, academia, and government— surveyed its members in the United States in 1966 and 1979, then every two years since 1993, with the…

Table 1: Trends over the past 41 years as indicated by results of IFT surveys

Figures 7-8: Field of highest degree & Years of experience
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IFT Fellow
Editor Emeritus of Food Technology
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Neil Mermelstein