Food service worker

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How much does a Food Service Worker make in the United States?

Average base salary
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14.8k salaries reported, updated at May 22, 2020
$11.89
per hour
The average salary for a food service worker is $11.89 per hour in the United States.
Most common benefits
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Commuter assistance
  • Employee assistance program
  • 401(k)

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Salaries by years of experience in the United States

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Most common benefits for Food Service Workers

  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Commuter assistance
  • Employee assistance program
  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Referral program
  • Wellness program

Salary satisfaction

Based on 12,575 ratings

33% of Food service workers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area

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