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Food Processing Worker, All Other Salary Information

The salary statistics of food processing workers, all other are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of food processing workers, all other within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The food processing workers, all other annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. Food Processing Worker, All Other Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19,160
25th Percentile Wage
$21,070
50th Percentile Wage
$24,160
75th Percentile Wage
$29,490
90th Percentile Wage
$35,420

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for food processing workers, all other. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) food processing workers, all other is $35,420. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $24,160. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19,160. Notice that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 84% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of food processing workers, all other from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201624,1601.82%4.22%
201523,720-0.25%-
201423,7801.39%-
201323,4501.32%-
201223,140--

Table 2. Food Processing Worker, All Other Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of food processing workers, all other in 6 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for food processing workers, all other occupations is the manufacturing sector with an annual salary $25,240. The lowest paying sector is the accommodation and food services sector (annual salary $19,410).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Manufacturing
$25,240
Retail Trade
$23,780
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$23,190
Wholesale Trade
$22,520
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$22,350
Accommodation and Food Services
$19,410

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Food Processing Workers, All Other by States

From the above tables we note that not only food processing workers, all other salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of food processing workers, all other in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $20,500 to $34,870. The highest paying state for food processing workers, all other is North Dakota with a median annual salary of $34,870. The lowest paying state is Hawaii with a median annual salary of $20,500. For more salary information of food processing workers, all other profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
North Dakota
$34,870
Vermont
$31,870
Idaho
$30,660
Washington
$29,140
Wisconsin
$28,800
Kansas
$28,700
New Hampshire
$28,700
Minnesota
$28,450
Nevada
$27,660
Nebraska
$27,620
Kentucky
$27,540
Iowa
$26,750
Massachusetts
$26,170
Ohio
$26,160
Tennessee
$26,120
West Virginia
$25,300
Indiana
$25,270
Colorado
$24,940
New York
$24,740
Alabama
$24,700
Virginia
$24,690
Arizona
$24,430
North Carolina
$24,320
Michigan
$24,240
Maine
$24,210
Missouri
$23,980
Pennsylvania
$23,960
Florida
$23,920
Texas
$23,630
Maryland
$23,580
Oregon
$23,450
Louisiana
$23,430
Connecticut
$23,310
California
$23,130
Illinois
$23,060
New Jersey
$23,040
Arkansas
$23,030
Utah
$23,010
Georgia
$22,450
New Mexico
$22,370
Puerto Rico
$21,500
Hawaii
$20,500


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