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Food Baking and Drying Machine Operators

Wages & Outlook

 

Typical Wages

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: $25.63
Statewide median: $25.22

 

This career pays above the statewide median wage.


Wages for Food Baking and Drying Machine Operators *

Area Low Median High
U S
$17.28 $19.82 $24.11
Minnesota
$22.22 $25.63 $28.96
Central Minnesota
$20.61 $23.62 $27.09
Northwest Minnesota
$21.36 $26.49 $26.74
Southeast Minnesota
$23.49 $28.96 $28.96
Southwest Minnesota
$21.56 $23.81 $27.58
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$22.87 $25.02 $28.66

* "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.

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Employment

In Minnesota, there are 1,120 workers employed in this small career.

Where do Food Baking and Drying Machine Operators most often work?

 

Current Demand

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This career is currently in low demand.

 

Future Demand

This career is seeing low growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 642 new Food Baking and Drying Machine Operators to meet market demand between 2020-2030. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.

 

Employment Outlook for Food Baking and Drying Machine Operators
Area Employment Employment Change
2020 2030 Number Percent
U S 19,000 19,900 800 4.4%
Minnesota 546 559 13 2.4%
Central Minnesota 110 110 0 0%
Northwest Minnesota 103 103 0 0%
Southeast Minnesota 108 106 -2 -1.9%
Southwest Minnesota 111 114 3 2.7%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 133 141 8 6%


Source: You can learn about our data sources in the About Us section.