Zymurgist

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A zymurgist is a scientist who studies the chemical process of fermentation in brewing and distilling; also, by extension, a brewer.

TRAINING/EDUCATION NEEDED

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.

SALARY EXPECTATIONS

In 2018, the median yearly salary for a zymurgist was $64,751, according to SimplyHired.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.