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Food Preparation Workers


Perform kitchen duties other than cooking, such as preparing cold foods or brewing coffee.

Food Preparation Workers perform a variety of tasks related to cooking, such as preparing cold foods, slicing meat, or brewing coffee.

Wages $16.75 per hour on average  
Outlook The outlook is Poor
Education & Training High School or less is needed for entry.
Related Programs (Current training programs available)
On the Job Work Activities
Career Pathways Restaurants and Food and Beverage Services
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