Food preparation workers are most often employed by the Restaurants & Food Services industry. The average yearly wage for Food preparation workers was $15,138 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Food preparation workers by wage are Cashiers, Other entertainment attendants and related workers, and Dining room and cafeteria attendants and bartender helpers.
Food preparation workers are part of the Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations, along with Hosts & hostesses, restaurant, lounge, & coffee shop, Chefs & head cooks, Firstline supervisors of food preparation & serving workers, Cooks, Food preparation workers, and 7 more.
The top 3 locations that employ the most Food preparation workers are Missoula City PUMA, MT, Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI, and Iowa City PUMA, IA. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Food preparation workers are Kalamazoo & Portage Cities Area PUMA, MI, Boise (North & West) & Garden City Cities PUMA, ID, and Billings City PUMA, MT.