Mary Ellen Kuhn

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The median salary for members of the Institute of Food Technologists in the United States climbed a relatively modest 4.4% to $87,700 over the past two years, according to the results of the 2009 IFT Membership Employment & Salary Survey conducted this past fall. In the 2007 survey, the median salary of $84,000 represented a 7.7% increase from 2005’s $78,000—a figure that wa…

2009 IFT Membership Employment & Salary Survey

Table 1. Trends over the past 43 years as indicated by previous IFT surveys

Table 2. Median values of salary, cash bonus, and stocks by sex, all degrees, years of experience, and types of business combined

Table 3. Median salary of full–time employees by degree, years of experience, and sex, all types of business combined

Figure 19. Median starting salary

Estimated salary ranges for UK food science and technology professionals

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