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Fast Facts for Food Preparation Workers in Pennsylvania

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: State College, Lebanon and Altoona
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Williamsport, Allentown and Pittsburgh
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and Harrisburg

Salaries for Food Preparation Workers in Pennsylvania

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: State College, Philadelphia and Allentown

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More Pennsylvania Food Preparation Workers Schools

Source: 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov.

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Pittsburgh
Associate
187
Newtown
Associate
9,649
Johnstown
Associate
248
Pittsburgh
Associate
18,525
Monaca
Associate
3,194
Philadelphia
Associate
17,334
Philadelphia
Doctorate
20,682
Harrisburg
Associate
9,774
Indiana
Doctorate
14,018
La Plume
Bachelor
1,796
Nanticoke
Associate
6,323
Erie
Masters
4,253
Bethlehem
Associate
7,912
Williamsport
Bachelor
6,682
Reading
Associate
4,682
Philadelphia
Bachelor
488
Youngwood
Associate
6,239
York
Associate
247

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Food Preparation Workers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Pennsylvania. 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. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Source: 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov.

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Altoona 250 $18,970
Gettysburg 310 $21,020
Harrisburg 1900 $20,630
Carlisle 1900 $20,630
Bloomsburg 90 $18,920
Berwick 90 $18,920
Johnstown 220 $18,640
Chambersburg 340 $21,350
Waynesboro 340 $21,350
East Stroudsburg 340 $20,090
Erie 570 $20,060
Pittsburgh 6180 $21,140
Reading 910 $20,250
Lancaster 1660 $21,400
Lebanon 320 $19,070
Scranton 1410 $19,190
Wilkes 1410 $19,190
Barre 1410 $19,190
Hazleton 1410 $19,190
State College 310 $20,270
Williamsport 340 $19,540
York 1160 $20,800
Hanover 1160 $20,800

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