Average Salary For Food Technologist In South Africa

Food technologists study the physical, microbiological, and chemical composition of food. Depending on their area of specialization, food technologists may then use this knowledge to, develop ways to process, preserve, package, and store food, safely, according to industry and government specifications and regulations.


Food Technologist Salary In South Africa

The average salary for a Food Technologist in SA is R 207 032 gross per year (R 17 250 gross per month), which is 27% lower than South Africa’s national average salary. Salary Range: a Food Technologist can expect an average starting salary of R 95 723. The highest salaries can exceed R 534 800.

What are the qualifications for a food technologist?

Enjoy scientific activities.

Able to take initiative.

Good problem-solving skills.

Aptitude for mathematics, science, and technology.

Able to work as part of a team.

Strong reading and writing abilities.

Good observation and communication skills.

A high level of accuracy.

What are the job opportunities in food technology?

Nutritional Therapist.

Food technologist.

Product development scientists.


Technical Brewer.

Animal Nutritionist.

Process Development Scientists.

How long does it take to become a food technologist?

The Bachelor of Science in Food Technology (BSFT) is a four-year degree program that focuses on the scientific preparation, processing, and distribution of food.

Where can I study food technology?

University of Stellenbosch. Bachelor of Science: Food Science.

The University of Pretoria. Bachelor of Science: Food Science.

University of Zululand.

The Central University of Technology.

Umgungundlovu FET College.

The University of Johannesburg.

The Cape Peninsula University of Technology.

The Tshwane University of Technology.