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.
|Primary Industry||Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources|
|Indiana Average Salary||$67,320.00|
|Average Time to Fill||40 days|
|Typical Education||Bachelor's degree|
|2 Year Projected Openings (2016-2018)||78|
|2 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2018)||3.12 %|
|10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026)||366|
|10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026)||7.96 %|
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|Skill or Certification||Certi - fication||Certification||Hard to Fill||Expensive to Fill|
|Certified Professional - Food Safety|