Food preparation workers are most often employed by the Restaurants & Food Services industry. The average yearly wage for Food preparation workers was $15,576 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Food preparation workers by wage are Residential advisors, Cashiers, and Dining room and cafeteria attendants and bartender helpers.
Food preparation workers are part of the Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations, along with Chefs & head cooks, Firstline supervisors of food preparation & serving workers, Cooks, Food preparation workers, Bartenders, and 7 more.
The top 3 locations that employ the most Food preparation workers are Maui, Kalawao & Kauai Counties PUMA, HI, Washington Heights, Inwood & Marble Hill PUMA, NY, and Spring Valley & Summerlin South PUMA, NV. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Food preparation workers are Las Vegas City (Southeast) PUMA, NV, New Orleans City (Central) PUMA, LA, and Chinatown & Lower East Side PUMA, NY.