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Miscellaneous Food Processing Worker Salary Information

The salary statistics of miscellaneous food processing workers are shown in Table 1. The average hourly salary of miscellaneous food processing workers in the United States is shown in Table 2. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of miscellaneous food processing workers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The miscellaneous food processing workers 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. Miscellaneous Food Processing Worker Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20,030
25th Percentile Wage
$22,670
50th Percentile Wage
$27,630
75th Percentile Wage
$35,950
90th Percentile Wage
$45,570

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for miscellaneous food processing workers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) miscellaneous food processing workers is $45,570. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $27,630. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20,030. It is noted that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 127% 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 miscellaneous food processing workers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$27,630
1.88% 6.70%
2016
$27,110
2.80% -
2015
$26,350
0.46% -
2014
$26,230
1.49% -
2013
$25,840
0.23% -
2012
$25,780
- -

Table 2. Miscellaneous Food Processing Worker Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of miscellaneous food processing workers in 13 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 miscellaneous food processing workers occupations is the management of companies and enterprises sector with an annual salary $34,430. The lowest paying sector is the professional, scientific, and technical services sector (annual salary $18,720).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$34,430
Federal, State, and Local Government
$31,920
Manufacturing
$28,980
Educational Services
$28,090
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$25,370
Wholesale Trade
$25,180
Accommodation and Food Services
$25,060
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
$25,060
Retail Trade
$24,510
Transportation and Warehousing
$24,400
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$22,980
Health Care and Social Assistance
$22,970
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$18,720



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