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A food technologist develops new and improves existing food products, and sets standards for producing, packaging and marketing food. In Australia a Food Technologist is a Skill Level 1 occupation.
Food Technologist Alternative Titles
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Group: 2342 Chemists, and Food and Wine Scientists
The job of a Food Technologist in Australia is to study the chemical and physical properties of substances, develop and monitor chemical processes and production, develop new and improve existing food products, and plan and coordinate the production of wine and spirits.
Most occupations in the food technologist unit group (Group 2342) have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification. In the case of Wine Makers, at least five years of experience may substitute for the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).
Occupations within the Food Technologist Group
Note: Whilst a similar occupation may appear in the same food technologist group if not specifically listed in the STSOL or MLTSSL the ANZSCO description should be used for reference purposes only.
Where mandatory licensing or registration is required you must demonstrate a level of English either sufficient to meet licensing / registration or a minimum IELTS, or equivalent, whichever is higher.
Average Income Food Technologist
The average salary for a Food Technologist in Australia is $ 86,662 for male employees and $ 74,452 for female employees per year. Average Age: Males: 40.5 Females: 38.5 Persons: 39.5
Source: www.abs.gov.au (Group 2342) Chemists, and Food and Wine Scientists - Employee Earnings and Hours, Australia, May 2016
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