Salaries after M.Sc in Food Technology


Master of Science in Food Technology is a Post Graduation level program of 2 years duration which deals with the study of advance level aspects in the area of Food Technology. Aspirants who hold a degree in this field or its allied field are eligible to apply for this master’s program. Master of Science in Food Technology can find a lot of employment opportunities in the field of Food Technology and also its allied fields in the Public sector and in Private sector units. Remuneration offered for these graduates will solely depend on the area of work and the exact job profile that they are handling.

The most common employment areas for M.Sc in Food Technology graduates include:

  • Food processing Sector
  • Quality control units
  • Rice mills
  • Manufacturing Sector
  • Research labs
  • Hotels
  • Soft drink factories
  • Distilleries

Various Colleges in India and abroad provides opportunity to do this program and build a platform for these aspirants to build a career in the field.

Salaries after M.Sc in Food Technology in Government Organizations

M.Sc in Food Technology pass outs has a lot of career opportunities in several units in the Government sector. Food Corporation of India is the top most firm in the Public sector that recruits these graduates. They can choose research as a profession or can move to teaching profession as well. In the initial stage these graduates can earn in the range of Rs.20000/- per month. With good experience and adequate skills in the area, they can earn even more. They can enjoy several perks other than the salary packages offered. The most demanded job profile in the field is Food Technologist.

Salaries after M.Sc in Food Technology in Private Organizations

M.Sc in Food Technology pass outs has several employment opportunities in Food Technology firms and related fields in the Private sector. A lot of job profiles can be chosen by experts in the field. In this sector they can expect salary packages of around Rs.25000/- per month. With good skills and experience in several areas in the field they can expect more remuneration.  Amul, Nestle, Cadbury, Britannia etc are the top firms which offer job opportunities for these graduates. They have good opportunities in the catering services as well.

Remuneration after M.Sc in Food Technology Abroad

M.Sc in Food Technology pass outs will be offered good job opportunities in various Food Technology firms abroad. Various research units and teaching field also employs these graduates abroad. Organizations abroad will offer candidates with experience a very good remuneration in the range of Rs.75000/- to Rs.150000/- per month. The exact remuneration offered will be different with the chosen job profile and also on the firm in which they are working.



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3 Responses to “Salaries after M.Sc in Food Technology”

  1. 3

    can i get govt. jobs, after compliting M.Sc In food tech.

  2. 2

    Which of these is better to study in a undergraduate level….?
    food technology or biotechnology…

  3. 1
    Sneha lohumi:

    I have done food tech m.s.c from g.j.u hisar pls update nd guide me how i can go for a govment sec job….as wel as a dignifd job in private sector..or i can myself launch a food processing unit.