Food Preparation Worker salary in US South Region

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Based on 367 income tax records
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How much do Food Preparation Workers make?
The average total salary for a Food Preparation Worker is $22,000 per year. This is based on data from 367 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 $38,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Food Preparation Worker salary by company

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Walmart, US South Region
11 income tax records
$19K – $33K
Whole Foods Market, US South Region
10 income tax records
$22K – $39K
Compass Group, US South Region
10 income tax records
$17K – $29K

Food Preparation Worker demographics in US South Region

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83% are single
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17% are married
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29% have kids
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13% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Food Preparation Workers in US South Region

367 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a food preparation worker in US South Region is $22,000 per year. Food preparation worker salaries in US South Region can vary between $15,500 to $38,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 367 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 ($31,500 a year), Whole Foods Market ($28,000 a year), and Compass Group ($23,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for food preparation workers in US South Region: Baltimore Metro Area, MD ($33,000 a year), Austin Metro Area, TX ($27,000 a year), and Miami Metro Area, FL ($26,000 a year).
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
Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.