A zymurgist is a scientist who studies the chemical process of fermentation in brewing and distilling; also, by extension, a brewer.
The minimum education requirement is a Bachelor's degree. Some employers may prefer a Master's or Doctorate degree.
WHERE TO STUDY
For 2- and 4-year college and university programs across the country, visit our Where to Study page.
In May 2020, the median yearly salary for a zymurgist was $41,371, according to PayScale.com. For more information, visit Study.com's Zymurgist Profile.
PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS AND ASSOCIATIONS
VIDEOS AND TESTIMONIALS
Learn how Rhys Raymond-Jones became passionate about brewing and his work at Rocks Brewing Co.
There are different aspects of zymology, Crystal Fraley, a 2014 UC Davis Extension Master Brewers Program graduate, works as a yeast production supervisor for brewers.