Food Preparation Worker

Cafeteria Aide, Carver, Caterer, Caterer Helper, Catering Assistant, Chicken and Fish Butcher   More Names
Coffee Brewer, Coffee Maker, Cold Meat Cook, Crew Mess Attendant, Culinary Worker, Deli Clerk (Delicatessen Clerk), Deli Slicer, Delicatessen Slicer, Diet Aide, Dietary Aide, Dietary Assistant, Expeditor, Food Expeditor, Food Handler, Food Order Expediter, Food Preparation Kitchen Aide, Food Preparation Worker, Food Preparer, Food Server, Food Service Aide, Food Service Specialist, Food Service Worker, Food Tray Assembler, Fruit and Vegetable Parer, Kitchen Assistant, Kitchen Clerk, Kitchen Food Assembler, Kitchen Hand, Kitchen Helper, Kitchen Lead, Kitchen Runner, Kitchen Staff, Kitchen Steward, Kitchen Team Crew Member, Kitchen Team Member, Kitchen Utility Associate, Line Server, Lineman, Meat Clerk, Mess Attendant, Nutrition Aide, Nutrition Helper, Pantry Cook, Pantry Goods Maker, Pantry Goods Worker, Pantry Worker, Parer, Pastry Cook Helper, Peeler, Pie Cutter, Prepared Foods Team Member, Produce Production Team Member, Raw Shellfish Preparer, Restaurant Worker, Salad Bar Clerk, Sandwich Artist, Sandwich Maker, Seafood Preparer, Service Team Crew, Service Team Member, Slicer

The wage data and labor market projections presented below reflect a range of related occupations. Actual wages are likely to vary by location and employer.

Local Wages
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Period
2016
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Hourly Wage
Yearly Wage
  • High is the wage at which 90% of workers earn less and 10% earn more.
  • Median is the wage at which 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
  • Low is the wage at which 10% of workers earn less and 90% earn more.
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Career Snapshot

Typical Education:

High School or GED (HS)
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Percent Job Growth:

6% - Slower than average
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Typical Wages:

Annual: $18,960 - $25,360

Hourly: $9 - $12