Combined Food Preparation and Serving Worker, Including Fast Food Salary Information in New Jersey

The average annual and hourly salaries for combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food in the state of New Jersey are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food among New Jersey metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food in New Jersey

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18,490
25th Percentile Wage
$19,050
50th Percentile Wage
$20,190
75th Percentile Wage
$23,980
90th Percentile Wage
$29,310

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food in New Jersey in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $29,310. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $20,190. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18,490.

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 from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$20,190
1.19% 8.92%
2016
$19,950
2.16% -
2015
$19,520
1.79% -
2014
$19,170
3.55% -
2013
$18,490
0.54% -
2012
$18,390
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Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food in New Jersey Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food in some New Jersey cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food in state of New Jersey ranges from $19,430 to $22,140. The highest paying area for combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food in New Jersey is Atlantic City-Hammonton with a median annual salary of $22,140. The second highest paying city/area in New Jersey State is Ocean City (mean annual salary $21,770). The lowest paying area is Edison-New Brunswick with a median annual salary of $19,430.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Atlantic City-Hammonton
$22,140
Ocean City
$21,770
Camden
$20,620
Trenton-Ewing
$20,190
Wilmington
$19,750
Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton
$19,510
Edison-New Brunswick
$19,430




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