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Food Cooking Machine Operators

Operate or tend cooking equipment.

Quick Facts


Below the statewide median
$16.14 / hour    Read more about wages


Below statewide average
Growth rate:  0.1%    Read more about outlook


High School or less is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Read work orders or other instructions to determine product specifications or materials requirements.
  • Review blueprints or other instructions to determine operational methods or sequences.
  • Lift materials or workpieces using cranes or other lifting equipment.
  • Operate cooking, baking, or other food preparation equipment.
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