Louisiana Food Preparation Workers: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Food Preparation Workers in Louisiana

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Fast Facts for Food Preparation Workers in Louisiana

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Alexandria, New Orleans and Lafayette
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Shreveport, Monroe and Baton Rouge
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: New Orleans, Baton Rouge and Lafayette

Salaries for Food Preparation Workers in Louisiana

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Houma, New Orleans and Lake Charles

Schools for Food Preparation Workers in Louisiana are listed below.

Selected Food Preparation Workers Schools in Louisiana

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More Louisiana Food Preparation Workers Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Bossier Parish Community College Bossier City Associate 4,986
Delgado Community College New Orleans Associate 13,210
Louisiana Technical College-Baton Rouge Campus Baton Rouge Associate 1,490
Louisiana Technical College-Jefferson Campus Metairie Associate 639
Louisiana Technical College-Lafayette Campus Lafayette Associate 969
Louisiana Technical College-Shreveport-Bossier Campus Shreveport Associate 1,160
Nicholls State University Thibodaux Masters 6,864
Nunez Community College Chalmette Associate 1,442
Sowela Technical Community College Lake Charles Associate 1,627

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Food Preparation Workers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Louisiana. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Food Preparation Workers

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Food Preparation Workers relative to the population of the city, as of 2008. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

A Relative Popularity of 1.0 means that the city has an average number of the particular job, for its population, compared to the rest of the US. Higher numbers mean proportionally more jobs of that type.

Metro Area Jobs Salary


Alexandria 830 $17890 2.16
Baton Rouge 7280 $17820 2.97
Hammond 1200 $17700 4.68
Houma 1600 $17890 2.65
Thibodaux 1600 $17890 2.65
Lafayette 4540 $17970 3.35
Lake Charles 2010 $17930 3.32
Monroe 1520 $18060 3.2
New Orleans 8360 $17940 2.4
Metairie 8360 $17940 2.4
Shreveport 2940 $17890 2.59
Bossier City 2940 $17890 2.59
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