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Fast Food and Counter Worker Salary in Sector of Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

The salary statistics of fast food and counter workers in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare fast food and counter worker salaries in different industries within the professional, scientific, and technical services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Fast Food and Counter Workers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18,320
25th Percentile Wage
$19,520
50th Percentile Wage
$21,870
75th Percentile Wage
$25,480
90th Percentile Wage
$32,080

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for fast food and counter workers in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) fast food and counter workers is $32,080. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $21,870. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid fast food and counter workers is $18,320.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of fast food and counter workers in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$21,870
5.03% 2.24%
2016
$20,770
7.41% -
2015
$19,230
0.68% -
2014
$19,100
1.15% -
2013
$18,880
-13.24% -
2012
$21,380
- -

Compare Fast Food and Counter Worker Salary in Different Industries within the Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Sector

The average salaries of fast food and counter workers in eight industries in the professional, scientific, and technical services sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for fast food and counter worker occupations is the other professional, scientific, and technical services industry with an annual salary $27,380. The lowest paying industry is the accounting, tax preparation, bookkeeping, and payroll services industry (annual salary $21,340). For detailed fast food and counter worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$27,380
Computer Systems Design and Related Services
$26,470
Scientific Research and Development Services
$25,030
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$25,030
Legal Services
$24,980
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$21,880
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$21,870
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services
$21,340

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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