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

The average annual and hourly salaries for combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food in the state of Texas 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 Texas 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 Texas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16,330
25th Percentile Wage
$17,320
50th Percentile Wage
$18,980
75th Percentile Wage
$21,940
90th Percentile Wage
$25,300

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $25,300. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $18,980. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $16,330.

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
$18,980
1.58% 5.85%
2016
$18,680
2.46% -
2015
$18,220
1.15% -
2014
$18,010
0.33% -
2013
$17,950
0.45% -
2012
$17,870
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Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food in Texas Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food in state of Texas ranges from $18,250 to $22,550. The highest paying area for combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food in Texas is Odessa with a median annual salary of $22,550. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos (mean annual salary $20,640). The lowest paying area is Brownsville-Harlingen with a median annual salary of $18,250.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Odessa
$22,550
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$20,640
Midland
$20,110
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$19,640
San Angelo
$19,340
Amarillo
$19,190
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$19,140
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$19,120
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$19,110
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$19,110
Texarkana-Texarkana
$19,060
Abilene
$18,970
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$18,920
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$18,910
Tyler
$18,770
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$18,690
Waco
$18,650
Corpus Christi
$18,630
Wichita Falls
$18,620
Longview
$18,610
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$18,610
College Station-Bryan
$18,590
Laredo
$18,560
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$18,540
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$18,530
Fort Worth-Arlington
$18,530
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$18,530
Victoria
$18,470
El Paso
$18,410
Sherman-Denison
$18,390
Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$18,350
Lubbock
$18,300
Brownsville-Harlingen
$18,250




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