Food preparation workers are most often employed by the Restaurants & Food Services industry. The average yearly wage for Food preparation workers was $16,116 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Food preparation workers by wage are Residential advisors, Other entertainment attendants and related workers, and Childcare workers.
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 Washington Heights, Inwood & Marble Hill PUMA, NY, Lawrence, Haverhill & Methuen Town Cities PUMA, MA, and Chinatown & Lower East Side PUMA, NY. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Food preparation workers are Carr 3 (Noreste) PUMA, PR, Las Vegas City (Southeast) PUMA, NV, and Lynn City, Swampscott & Nahant Towns PUMA, MA.