Combined Food Preparation and Serving Worker, Including Fast Food Salary in Sector of Accommodation and Food Services

The salary statistics of combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food in the industry sector of accommodation and food services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare combined food preparation and serving worker, including fast food salaries in different industries within the accommodation and food services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16,910
25th Percentile Wage
$18,260
50th Percentile Wage
$19,910
75th Percentile Wage
$23,010
90th Percentile Wage
$25,440

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food in the industry sector of accommodation and food 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) combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food is $25,440. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $19,910. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food is $16,910.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food in the industry sector of accommodation and food services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$19,910
3.21% 9.04%
2016
$19,270
2.54% -
2015
$18,780
2.77% -
2014
$18,260
0.49% -
2013
$18,170
0.33% -
2012
$18,110
- -

Compare Combined Food Preparation and Serving Worker, Including Fast Food Salary in Different Industries within the Accommodation and Food Services Sector

The average salaries of combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food in ten industries in the accommodation and food services sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for combined food preparation and serving worker, including fast food occupations is the casino hotels industry with an annual salary $22,750. The lowest paying industry is the rv (recreational vehicle) parks and recreational camps industry (annual salary $19,060). For detailed combined food preparation and serving worker, including fast food salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Casino Hotels
$22,750
Traveler Accommodation
$22,110
Accommodation
$21,740
Special Food Services
$21,400
Food Services and Drinking Places
$19,900
Restaurants and Other Eating Places
$19,840
Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages)
$19,570
Full-Service Restaurants
$19,530
Rooming and Boarding Houses
$19,390
RV (Recreational Vehicle) Parks and Recreational Camps
$19,060

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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