Food Preparation Worker salary in US South Region

Average salary
$21,000/yr
Based on 470 income tax records
$15,500
$35,500
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

$15,500
$35,500
DATA PROVIDED BY turbotax icon

Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

How much do Food Preparation Workers make?
The average total salary for a Food Preparation Worker is $21,000 per year. This is based on data from 470 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Food Preparation Worker and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Food Preparation Worker salary can vary between $15,500 to $35,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Food Preparation Worker salary by location

Location
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Baltimore Metro Area, MD
13 income tax records
$25,000/yr
$21K – $28K
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Dallas Metro Area, TX
31 income tax records
$24,000/yr
$21K – $29K
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Miami Metro Area, FL
17 income tax records
$24,000/yr
$19K – $26K
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Philadelphia Metro Area, PA
29 income tax records
$23,000/yr
$20K – $29K
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Austin Metro Area, TX
17 income tax records
$23,000/yr
$21K – $29K
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Houston Metro Area, TX
20 income tax records
$22,500/yr
$19K – $29K
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Washington Metro Area, DC
11 income tax records
$22,500/yr
$19K – $29K
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Virginia Beach Metro Area, VA
10 income tax records
$22,500/yr
$17K – $25K
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Tampa Metro Area, FL
31 income tax records
$21,500/yr
$18K – $24K
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Cincinnati Metro Area, OH
10 income tax records
$20,500/yr
$18K – $23K
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Orlando Metro Area, FL
15 income tax records
$20,500/yr
$19K – $23K
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Jacksonville Metro Area, FL
10 income tax records
$19,500/yr
$17K – $24K
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Atlanta Metro Area, GA
22 income tax records
$19,000/yr
$18K – $22K
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Palm Bay Metro Area, FL
11 income tax records
$19,000/yr
$16K – $22K

Food Preparation Worker salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Walmart, US South Region
12 income tax records
$27,500/yr
$22K – $32K
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Compass Group, US South Region
12 income tax records
$25,000/yr
$21K – $27K
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Whole Foods Market, US South Region
11 income tax records
$24,000/yr
$22K – $29K

Food Preparation Worker demographics in US South Region

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85% are single
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15% are married
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31% have kids
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10% own a home

Food Preparation Worker salaries by age in US South Region

$0
$5,625
$11,250
$16,875
$22,500
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Food Preparation Workers in US South Region

470 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a food preparation worker in US South Region is $21,000 per year. Food preparation worker salaries in US South Region can vary between $15,500 to $35,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 470 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as food preparation worker.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for food preparation workers in US South Region: Walmart ($27,500 a year), Compass Group ($25,000 a year), and Whole Foods Market ($24,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for food preparation workers in US South Region: Baltimore Metro Area, MD ($25,000 a year), Dallas Metro Area, TX ($24,000 a year), and Miami Metro Area, FL ($24,000 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.