How much do Food Prep Workers earn in the United States?
The average salary for a food prep worker is $13.21
14 salaries reported. Updated 24 September 2021
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How much does a Food Prep Worker make?
In the United States, the average pay for a food prep worker as of September 2021 is approximately $13.00 per hour. Breaking it down, that works out to be approximately $25,350 per year and $2,113 per month, assuming you work a 40 hour work week.
Comparing Food Prep Worker Salaries
DirectlyApply has seen food prep worker salaries ranging from a high of $13.00 per hour to a low of $13.00 per hour, although we would estimate that the majority of food prep workers currently sit between $13.00 per hour and $13.00 per hour.
To be considered a top earning food prep worker you would be expected to be making in excess of $13.00 per hour, which would put you in the top 10%. If you are earning $13.00 per hour or lower, you would be sitting in the bottom 25 percentile.
However interestingly, the average pay range for a food prep worker can vary significantly (by as much as $0 per hour) so therefore this role may allow for either increased hours or overtime, as well as opportunities for promotion and pay rises. It is therefore highly possible that you can increase your salary as you gain more experience in the role.
How does Food Prep Worker pay compare across the United States?
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