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Employment and Job Market Info for U.S. Metro Areas

Food Preparation Workers

Total
Employment
Location
Quotient
Median
Annual Earnings
National 850,670 1.0 $21,440Explore the national job market for Food Preparation Workers

data source:Bureau of Labor Statistics

Top job markets for Food Preparation Workers ranked by
concentration (left) and median earnings (right):


Metro areas with populations over 1 million

Metro Area Location Quotient
New Orleans, LA 2.6
Las Vegas, NV 1.8
Jacksonville, FL 1.5
Providence, RI 1.5
Indianapolis, IN 1.3
Metro Area Median Earnings
Seattle-Tacoma, WA $25,660
SF Metro Area $25,630
San Jose, CA $25,390
Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN $24,790
Boston Metro Area $24,510

Metro areas with populations of 500,000 to 1 million

Metro Area Location Quotient
Baton Rouge, LA 2.7
Honolulu, HI 2.0
Cape Coral, FL 1.9
Jackson, MS 1.7
Sarasota, FL 1.6
Metro Area Median Earnings
Santa Rosa, CA $27,030
Bridgeport, CT $27,020
New Haven, CT $26,380
Oxnard, CA $24,290
Springfield, MA $24,240

Metro areas with populations of 200,000 to 500,000

Metro Area Location Quotient
Lafayette, LA 3.3
Lake Charles, LA 3.1
Shreveport, LA 2.9
Anchorage, AK 2.4
Barnstable, MA 2.3
Metro Area Median Earnings
Naples, FL $25,840
Fargo, ND $25,340
San Luis Obispo, CA $25,090
Norwich, CT $24,540
Bellingham, WA $24,240

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