What is the salary of a Food Preparation Worker?

The average salary of a Food Preparation Worker in United States is $21,110. Salaries start from around $16,580 and go up to $28,990. For a detailed look at the salary in your state, click on the map below.

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$28,990
Starting ($16.6k)
Junior ($17.8k)
Experienced ($19.4k)
Senior ($23.5k)
Highest ($29.0k)
Highest

The top 10% of Food Preparation Workers in United States earn:

$28,990
Senior

The top 25% of Food Preparation Workers in United States earn:

$23,510
Experienced

The middle 50% of Food Preparation Workers in United States earn:

$19,440
Junior

The bottom 25% of Food Preparation Workers in United States earn:

$17,800
Starting

The bottom 10% of Food Preparation Workers in United States earn:

$16,580

Historical salary

Food Preparation Worker salary by state

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State Salary Rank
Alabama 19,200 44
Alaska 26,400 2
Arizona 20,600 27
Arkansas 18,000 51
California 21,300 24
Colorado 22,700 13
Connecticut 24,000 4
Delaware 20,400 29
District of Columbia 23,800 7
Florida 21,300 23
Georgia 20,300 30
Hawaii 24,500 3
Idaho 20,100 35
Illinois 20,000 36
Indiana 19,600 41
Iowa 19,500 42
Kansas 18,900 48
Kentucky 20,300 31
Louisiana 17,700 53
Maine 21,900 17
Maryland 22,400 15
Massachusetts 23,300 10
Michigan 21,500 21
Minnesota 22,900 12
Mississippi 17,800 52
Missouri 19,700 39
Montana 20,500 28
Nebraska 18,600 49
Nevada 27,300 1
New Hampshire 22,500 14
New Jersey 21,900 16
New Mexico 20,900 26
New York 23,500 9
North Carolina 20,300 32
North Dakota 23,900 6
Ohio 21,600 20
Oklahoma 19,000 45
Oregon 21,700 18
Pennsylvania 21,400 22
Rhode Island 23,900 5
South Carolina 19,900 38
South Dakota 18,900 47
Tennessee 19,200 43
Texas 19,700 40
Utah 20,000 37
Vermont 23,000 11
Virginia 21,100 25
Washington 23,600 8
West Virginia 19,000 46
Wisconsin 20,200 34
Wyoming 21,700 18
Guam 17,300 54
Puerto Rico 18,500 50
Virgin Islands 20,200 33

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