Career Outlook for Food Science Technicians

Also known as:  Agriculture Technician, Agronomy Technician, Artificial Breeding Technician, Cotton Program Technician, Dairy Lab Technician, Dairy Technician, Dairy Technologist, Feed Mill Lab Technician, Feed Research Technician, Food Quality Technician
The overall job outlook for Food Science Technician careers has been negative since 2004. Vacancies for this career have decreased by 10.77 percent nationwide in that time, with an average decline of 1.8 percent per year. Demand for Food Science Technicians is expected to go up, with an expected 6,900 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 5.10 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Food Science Technicians in the following states
Texas 2,860
California 2,210
Iowa 870
Ohio 750
Illinois 630
Minnesota 600
Kansas 510
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Food Science Technicians
New Mexico 30
Vermont 40
Maine 40
Arizona 50
Utah 50
Louisiana 60
South Carolina 70