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How much does a Food Preparation Worker make in District of Columbia?

Average Food Preparation Worker Hourly Wage in District of Columbia

Food Preparation Workers earn a median hourly wage of $11.00. Hourly wages typically start from $9.57 and go up to $18.92.

Average Food Preparation Worker Yearly Salary in District of Columbia

Food Preparation Workers earn a median salary of $22,880 per year. Salaries typically start from $19,910 and go up to $39,350.

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  2. Get the Education

    • Delaware State University | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Delaware | Newark, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Goldey-Beacom College | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Wesley College | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Wilmington University | New Castle, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
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Food Preparation Worker Earnings by Seniority

Top End Food Preparation Worker Earnings

The highest earning Food Preparation Workers in District of Columbia earn:

$18.92
an hour
$39,350
per year
Senior Food Preparation Worker Earnings

Senior Food Preparation Workers in District of Columbia earn:

$14.29
an hour
$29,720
per year
Experienced Food Preparation Worker Earnings

Experienced Food Preparation Workers in District of Columbia earn:

$11.00
an hour
$22,880
per year
Junior Food Preparation Worker Earnings

Junior Food Preparation Workers in District of Columbia earn:

$9.58
an hour
$19,920
per year
Starting Food Preparation Worker Earnings

Starting Food Preparation Workers in District of Columbia earn:

$9.57
an hour
$19,910
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Food Preparation Worker salary comparison

Historical salary for Food Preparation Workers in District of Columbia

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

How to Become a Food Preparation Worker

Interested in becoming a Food Preparation Worker? Here are your next steps.

  1. Take the Sokanu Career Test

    Would you make a good food preparation worker? Sokanu's free assessment reveals how compatible you are with a career across 5 dimensions!

    Take the free career test
  2. Get the Education

    • Delaware State University | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Delaware | Newark, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Goldey-Beacom College | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Wesley College | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Wilmington University | New Castle, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
  3. Get Hired

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