Career Outlook for Food Preparation Workers

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Also known as:
Deli Clerk, Deli Slicer, Food Preparer, Fruit and Vegetable Parer, Salad Maker, Sandwich Maker

The overall job outlook for Food Preparation Worker careers has been negative since 2004. Vacancies for this career have decreased by 8.12 percent nationwide in that time, with an average decline of 0.51 percent per year. Demand for Food Preparation Workers is expected to go up, with an expected 83,610 new jobs filled by 2029. This represents an annual increase of 1.17 percent over the next few years. Join our career community today!

TOP STATES

There are currently more Food Preparation Workers in the following states

California 90,230
Florida 61,930
Texas 61,340
New York 46,530
Tennessee 39,530
New Jersey 34,750
Louisiana 31,430
BOTTOM STATES

The states below have the least number of filled positions for Food Preparation Workers

Virgin Islands
380
Guam
670
North Dakota
990
Wyoming
1,370
Montana
1,950
West Virginia
2,510
South Dakota
2,540