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Highest Paying Cities for Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food

The top 100 highest paying cities for combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $27,850, Nantucket Island and Marthas Vineyard nonmetropolitan area, Massachusetts is the highest paying city for combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food. It is followed by San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California (average annual salary $27,730). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [1]. For more salary information of combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Nantucket Island and Marthas Vineyard nonmetropolitan area, Massachusetts
$27,850
140
2 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$27,730
20,470
3 Far Western North Dakota nonmetropolitan area, North Dakota
$26,880
860
4 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$26,280
47,650
5 San Rafael, USA
$26,120
2,310
6 Northcentral Colorado nonmetropolitan area, Colorado
$26,050
2,960
7 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$25,180
35,650
8 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$24,960
27,340
9 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$24,960
43,760
10 Northwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area, Washington
$24,770
1,710
11 Mount Vernon-Anacortes, Washington
$24,660
1,440
12 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$24,620
24,880
13 West Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area, North Dakota
$24,620
1,090
14 Fairbanks, Alaska
$24,490
560
15 Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area, Washington
$24,450
2,480
16 Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$24,430
680
17 Springfield, Massachusetts
$24,410
7,980
18 Olympia, Washington
$24,400
2,780
19 Spokane, Washington
$24,390
6,060
20 Longview, Washington
$24,390
1,410
21 Wenatchee-East Wenatchee, Washington
$24,380
1,360
22 Bremerton-Silverdale, Washington
$24,370
2,370
23 Tacoma, Washington
$24,360
8,110
24 Bellingham, Washington
$24,350
2,390
25 Santa Fe, New Mexico
$24,350
1,290
26 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$24,340
47,500
27 Central Washington nonmetropolitan area, Washington
$24,340
1,280
28 Yakima, Washington
$24,330
2,690
29 Vallejo-Fairfield, California
$24,290
3,560
30 Lynn-Saugus-Marblehead, USA
$24,260
1,440
31 Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, Washington
$24,260
3,180
32 Walla Walla, USA
$24,220
810
33 Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area, Washington
$24,220
1,860
34 Leominster-Fitchburg-Gardner, Massachusetts
$24,190
1,000
35 Southwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area, Massachusetts
$24,170
90
36 Northwestern Connecticut nonmetropolitan area, Connecticut
$24,170
480
37 Barnstable Town, Massachusetts
$24,120
1,970
38 Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, Massachusetts
$24,110
2,410
39 Taunton-Norton-Raynham, Massachusetts
$24,110
1,620
40 Bismarck, North Dakota
$24,100
1,490
41 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$24,100
19,760
42 Burlington-South Burlington, Vermont
$24,070
2,510
43 Worcester, Massachusetts
$24,050
6,430
44 Framingham, Massachusetts
$24,000
3,220
45 Pittsfield, Massachusetts
$23,950
710
46 Napa, California
$23,900
1,700
47 Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, New Hampshire
$23,830
3,030
48 North Central Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area, Massachusetts
$23,810
120
49 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$23,770
22,750
50 Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area, Oregon
$23,720
740
51 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$23,710
36,620
52 Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, USA
$23,680
4,350
53 Northern Vermont nonmetropolitan area, Vermont
$23,680
1,790
54 Peabody, Massachusetts
$23,660
1,860
55 Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area, Vermont
$23,630
2,110
56 Santa Cruz-Watsonville, California
$23,630
3,300
57 Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$23,610
400
58 North Valley Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$23,600
1,000
59 Northwest Massachusetts nonmetropolitan area, Massachusetts
$23,570
550
60 Visalia-Porterville, California
$23,550
3,880
61 Bakersfield-Delano, California
$23,480
8,890
62 Haverhill-North Andover-Amesbury, New Hampshire
$23,450
1,490
63 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$23,440
6,620
64 San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, California
$23,440
3,100
65 North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$23,390
2,890
66 Waterbury, Connecticut
$23,380
1,060
67 New Bedford, Massachusetts
$23,370
1,410
68 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$23,340
98,480
69 Salinas, California
$23,300
3,740
70 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$23,300
23,770
71 Lawrence-Methuen-Salem, New Hampshire
$23,290
2,120
72 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, USA
$23,280
137,480
73 Stockton, California
$23,260
7,200
74 Yuba City, California
$23,250
1,380
75 New Haven, Connecticut
$23,250
5,370
76 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$23,210
9,840
77 Mother Lode Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$23,160
930
78 Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, USA
$23,110
39,000
79 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$23,110
41,890
80 Anchorage, Alaska
$23,110
2,740
81 Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$23,060
1,490
82 Redding, California
$23,050
1,510
83 Fresno, California
$23,040
9,850
84 Eugene-Springfield, Oregon
$22,990
3,230
85 Albany, USA
$22,920
990
86 Norwich-New London, Rhode Island
$22,920
1,850
87 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$22,910
13,570
88 Boulder, Colorado
$22,880
5,350
89 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, California
$22,880
4,380
90 Grand Forks, North Dakota
$22,850
1,250
91 Eastern Sierra Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$22,850
460
92 Danbury, Connecticut
$22,830
1,240
93 Medford, Oregon
$22,800
2,170
94 Madera-Chowchilla, California
$22,790
980
95 East Central New York nonmetropolitan area, New York
$22,770
730
96 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$22,760
50,830
97 Modesto, California
$22,750
6,090
98 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, California
$22,730
7,770
99 Corvallis, Oregon
$22,700
1,020
100 North Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area, Oregon
$22,700
1,150
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