Food Preparation Workers
Wages & Outlook
Wages listed below are for a variety of experience and education levels. Make sure that you research the typical entry-level education and work experience and training requirements for this occupation.
This career pays well below the statewide median wage.
Wages for Food Preparation Workers *
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
* "Low" indicates 25% of workers earn less and 75% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 75% of workers earn less and 25% earn more.
In Minnesota, there are 17,500 workers employed in this large career.
Where do Food Preparation Workers most often work?
- Food Services and Drinking Places
- Food and Beverage Stores
- Educational Services
- Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
This career is currently in very high demand.
This career is shrinking.
There will be a need for about 15,680 new Food Preparation Workers to meet market demand between 2020-2030. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.
|Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN||5,140||4,994||-146||-2.8%|
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