Food Preparation Worker Salaries in the United States

Salary estimated from 7,930 employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. Last updated: March 18, 2019
Average salary
$10.87 per hour
  • Most Reported
$7.25
$18.80
Salary Distribution

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

The average salary for a Food Preparation Worker is $10.87 per hour in the United States. Salary estimates are based on 7,930 salaries submitted anonymously to Indeed by Food Preparation Worker employees, users, and collected from past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. The typical tenure for a Food Preparation Worker is less than 1 year.
Food Preparation Worker salaries by company in the United States
CompanyAverage salary
$13.47 per hour
$12.45 per hour
$12.17 per hour
$11.75 per hour
$11.45 per hour
$11.30 per hour
$11.21 per hour
$12.17 per hour
$12.02 per hour
$11.15 per hour
Food Preparation Worker salaries by location
CityAverage salary
$11.04 per hour
$12.07 per hour
$13.20 per hour
$11.39 per hour
$15.03 per hour

Food Preparation Worker job openings

Cafeteria Worker 4.0 Hours/Day (2 Positions) 12/14/2018
Rockford Public Schools
Rockford, IL
Food and Nutrition Assistant III
Poway Unified School District
San Diego, CA
Food Production Worker
Little Ari's Japanese Kitchen
Greensboro, NC
Kitchen Worker
The Salvation Army Western USA
Calabasas, CA
RELIEF KITCHEN WORKER
Kalamazoo County Government
Kalamazoo, MI
Director of Residential Dining Services
University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA
Food Preparation Worker Jobs