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What is the average salary for Food Preparation Workers in District of Columbia?

Food Preparation Workers earn an average hourly wage of $11.40. Hourly wages typically start from $8.64 and go up to $16.21. Food Preparation Workers earn an average salary of $23,720 per year. Salaries typically start from $17,970 and go up to $33,720.

These numbers may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location.

Learn more about the Food Preparation Worker job market for salaries of real jobs in your area. Alternatively, see what Food Preparation Workers earn in other states.

Highest

The top 10% of Food Preparation Workers in District of Columbia earn:

$16.21 an hour $33,720 per year
Senior

The top 25% of Food Preparation Workers in District of Columbia earn:

$13.19 an hour $27,440 per year
Experienced

The top 50% of Food Preparation Workers in District of Columbia earn:

$10.12 an hour $21,050 per year
Junior

The bottom 25% of Food Preparation Workers in District of Columbia earn:

$8.99 an hour $18,700 per year
Starting

The bottom 10% of Food Preparation Workers in District of Columbia earn:

$8.64 an hour $17,970 per year

Historical salary for Food Preparation Workers in District of Columbia

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics