Food Preparation Worker Career

Job Description: Perform a variety of food preparation duties other than cooking, such as preparing cold foods and shellfish, slicing meat, and brewing coffee or tea.


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Food Preparation Worker Career

Salary Info

Median Annual Wage

$22,920

Median Hourly Wage

$11.02*

Total Employed Nationally

850,670


Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics May 2016 wage data and 2016-2026 employment projections. "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2016-2026). "Projected job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.