Food Handler salary in the United States

Average salary
$21,500/yr
Based on 2,694 income tax records
$15,500
$41,500
Age:
Average salary by age
18-25
26-35
36-45
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56+
 
$20K
 
$23K
 
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$23K
$15,500
$41,500
How much do Food Handlers make?
The average total salary for a Food Handler is $21,500 per year. This is based on data from 2,694 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Food Handler and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Food Handler salary can vary between $15,500 to $41,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

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Food Handler salary by location

Food Handler salary by company

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Average salary per year*
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In-N-Out, Los Angeles County, CA
13 income tax records
$20,000/yr
$18K – $31K

Food Handler demographics in United States

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88% are single
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12% are married
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18% have kids
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11% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Food Handlers in United States

2,694 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a food handler in the United States is $21,500 per year. Food handler salaries in the United States can vary between $15,500 to $41,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 2,694 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as food handler.

The following cities offer the highest salaries for food handlers in the United States: Minneapolis Metro Area, MN ($30,500 a year), Lakeland Metro Area, FL ($26,000 a year), and Nashville Metro Area, TN ($25,500 a year).
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Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
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Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.