Life As a Food Preparer or Server
Food Preparer or Server Example All food preparation and serving related workers not listed separately.
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Food Preparer or Server Employment Estimates
In the United States, there were 60,900 jobs for Food Preparer or Server in 2016. New jobs are being produced at a rate of 9.2% which is above the national average. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts 5,600 new jobs for Food Preparer or Server by 2026. There will be an estimated 11,300 positions for Food Preparer or Server per year.
The states with the most job growth for Food Preparer or Server are Idaho, Arizona, and Texas. Watch out if you plan on working in Vermont, Nebraska, or Montana. These states have the worst job growth for this type of profession.
Average Food Preparers and Servers Salary
The average yearly salary of a Food Preparer or Server ranges between $18,340 and $35,550.
Food Preparers and Servers who work in District of Columbia, Alaska, or Wyoming, make the highest salaries.
How much do Food Preparers and Servers make in each U.S. state?
|State||Annual Mean Salary|
|District of Columbia||$39,250|
Food Preparers and Servers Sector
The table below shows the approximate number of Food Preparers and Servers employed by various industries.
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