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How much does a Food Preparation Worker make in New York?

Average Food Preparation Worker Hourly Wage in New York

Food Preparation Workers earn a median hourly wage of $10.03. Hourly wages typically start from $8.90 and go up to $16.66.

Average Food Preparation Worker Yearly Salary in New York

Food Preparation Workers earn a median salary of $20,870 per year. Salaries typically start from $18,520 and go up to $34,650.

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Food Preparation Worker Earnings by Seniority

Top End Food Preparation Worker Earnings

The highest earning Food Preparation Workers in New York earn:

$16.66
an hour
$34,650
per year
Senior Food Preparation Worker Earnings

Senior Food Preparation Workers in New York earn:

$13.23
an hour
$27,510
per year
Experienced Food Preparation Worker Earnings

Experienced Food Preparation Workers in New York earn:

$10.03
an hour
$20,870
per year
Junior Food Preparation Worker Earnings

Junior Food Preparation Workers in New York earn:

$9.13
an hour
$19,000
per year
Starting Food Preparation Worker Earnings

Starting Food Preparation Workers in New York earn:

$8.90
an hour
$18,520
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Food Preparation Worker salary comparison

Food Preparation Workers earn less than 79% percent of Food & Drink careers in New York. Food Preparation Worker salaries are in the bottom 93% of all careers in New York.

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Bartender Salary in New York $19k

Historical salary for Food Preparation Workers in New York

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

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