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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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20,050
25th Percentile Wage
$21,770
50th Percentile Wage
$24,460
75th Percentile Wage
$29,750
90th Percentile Wage
$36,370

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 $36,370. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $24,460. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20,050. Note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 81% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of food processing workers, all other from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$24,460
1.23% 5.40%
2016
$24,160
1.82% -
2015
$23,720
-0.25% -
2014
$23,780
1.39% -
2013
$23,450
1.32% -
2012
$23,140
- -

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

The average salaries of food processing workers, all other in 8 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 agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting sector with an annual salary $31,190. The lowest paying sector is the professional, scientific, and technical services sector (annual salary $18,720).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
$31,190
Manufacturing
$25,020
Retail Trade
$24,380
Wholesale Trade
$23,540
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$23,270
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$23,190
Accommodation and Food Services
$20,000
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$18,720

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 $34,890. The highest paying state for food processing workers, all other is Vermont with a median annual salary of $34,890. 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
Vermont
$34,890
North Dakota
$33,640
Kansas
$31,740
Washington
$29,730
Nebraska
$29,700
Wisconsin
$28,060
Minnesota
$27,940
Delaware
$27,810
Kentucky
$27,330
Nevada
$27,240
New York
$26,900
Iowa
$26,040
Michigan
$26,030
Colorado
$25,990
Connecticut
$25,920
Indiana
$25,900
Alabama
$25,350
Tennessee
$25,320
Arizona
$25,270
Massachusetts
$25,270
North Carolina
$24,770
Pennsylvania
$24,700
Idaho
$24,690
Ohio
$24,690
New Mexico
$24,640
West Virginia
$24,560
Maine
$24,560
Virginia
$24,530
Alaska
$24,510
Missouri
$24,430
California
$24,400
Florida
$24,310
Oregon
$23,940
Maryland
$23,910
New Hampshire
$23,870
Utah
$23,810
New Jersey
$23,790
Texas
$23,790
Illinois
$23,510
South Carolina
$23,390
Georgia
$23,290
Arkansas
$23,050
Louisiana
$22,700
Oklahoma
$22,650
Mississippi
$22,070
Puerto Rico
$21,500
Hawaii
$20,500



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