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Other Food Preparation and Serving Related Worker Salary Information

The salary statistics of other food preparation and serving related workers are shown in Table 1. The average hourly salary of other food preparation and serving related workers in the United States is shown in Table 2. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of other food preparation and serving related workers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The other food preparation and serving related 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. Other Food Preparation and Serving Related Worker Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17,460
25th Percentile Wage
$19,000
50th Percentile Wage
$21,490
75th Percentile Wage
$24,360
90th Percentile Wage
$29,510

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for other food preparation and serving related workers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) other food preparation and serving related workers is $29,510. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $21,490. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $17,460. 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 69% 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 other food preparation and serving related workers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$21,490
5.49% 13.77%
2016
$20,310
5.02% -
2015
$19,290
2.64% -
2014
$18,780
0.69% -
2013
$18,650
0.64% -
2012
$18,530
- -

Table 2. Other Food Preparation and Serving Related Worker Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of other food preparation and serving related workers in 17 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 other food preparation and serving related workers occupations is the finance and insurance sector with an annual salary $27,570. The lowest paying sector is the information sector (annual salary $20,810).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Finance and Insurance
$27,570
Transportation and Warehousing
$24,130
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$22,810
Health Care and Social Assistance
$22,620
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$22,490
Wholesale Trade
$22,390
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$22,140
Retail Trade
$21,920
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$21,560
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$21,550
Manufacturing
$21,550
Federal, State, and Local Government
$21,500
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$21,490
Accommodation and Food Services
$21,410
Educational Services
$21,170
Construction
$20,810
Information
$20,810

Table 3. Salaries of Other Food Preparation and Serving Related Worker Related Occupations

The average annual salary of other food preparation and serving related worker related occupations at the national level is given in Table 3. For more salary information about a specific occupation, use the links below.

Occupation Median Annual Salary
Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other
$26,010
Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop
$22,960
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers
$18,700
Dishwashers
$18,240



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