Food Service Worker salary in the United States

Average salary
$23,500/yr
Based on 7,330 income tax records
$15,500
$44,500
Age:
Average salary by age
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
 
$21K
 
$25K
 
$24K
 
$24K
 
$24K
$15,500
$44,500
How much do Food Service Workers make?
The average total salary for a Food Service Worker is $23,500 per year. This is based on data from 7,330 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Food Service Worker and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Food Service Worker salary can vary between $15,500 to $44,500 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 Service Worker salary by location

Food Service Worker salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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University Of California, Sacramento County, CA
13 income tax records
$35,000/yr
$21K – $52K
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Cornell University, Tompkins County, NY
10 income tax records
$32,500/yr
$24K – $36K
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York Hospital, York County, PA
11 income tax records
$32,500/yr
$27K – $58K
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Sodexo, San Diego County, CA
10 income tax records
$32,000/yr
$23K – $43K
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Goodwill Industries International, Lake County, IL
10 income tax records
$28,000/yr
$21K – $31K
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Los Angeles Unified School District, Los Angeles County, CA
42 income tax records
$25,000/yr
$16K – $38K
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Compass Group, Cook County, IL
10 income tax records
$22,500/yr
$18K – $28K
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Newark Public Schools, Essex County, NJ
10 income tax records
$22,500/yr
$20K – $25K
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Clark County School District, Clark County, NV
10 income tax records
$21,000/yr
$17K – $26K
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Baltimore City Public Schools, Baltimore County, MD
26 income tax records
$20,500/yr
$15K – $24K
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The School District Of Lee County, Lee County, FL
14 income tax records
$18,000/yr
$16K – $22K

Food Service Worker demographics in United States

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85% are single
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15% are married
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24% have kids
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14% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Food Service Workers in United States

7,330 full-time salaries from 2019
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FAQS
The average salary for a food service worker in the United States is $23,500 per year. Food service worker salaries in the United States can vary between $15,500 to $44,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 7,330 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as food service worker.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for food service workers in the United States: University of California ($35,000 a year), Cornell University ($32,500 a year), and York Hospital ($32,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for food service workers in the United States: San Francisco Metro Area, CA ($30,500 a year), San Jose Metro Area, CA ($29,000 a year), and Seattle Metro Area, WA ($28,500 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.