Pennsylvania Food Preparation Workers: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Food Preparation Workers in Pennsylvania

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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

Schools for Food Preparation Workers in Pennsylvania are listed below.

Selected Food Preparation Workers Schools in Pennsylvania

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More Pennsylvania Food Preparation Workers Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Bidwell Training Center Pittsburgh Associate 187
Bucks County Community College Newtown Associate 9,649
Commonwealth Technical Institute Johnstown Associate 248
Community College of Allegheny County Pittsburgh Associate 18,525
Community College of Beaver County Monaca Associate 3,194
Community College of Philadelphia Philadelphia Associate 17,334
Drexel University Philadelphia Doctorate 20,682
Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg Harrisburg Associate 9,774
Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus Indiana Doctorate 14,018
Keystone College La Plume Bachelor 1,796
Luzerne County Community College Nanticoke Associate 6,323
Mercyhurst College Erie Masters 4,253
Northampton County Area Community College Bethlehem Associate 7,912
Pennsylvania College of Technology Williamsport Bachelor 6,682
Reading Area Community College Reading Associate 4,682
The Restaurant School at Walnut Hill College Philadelphia Bachelor 488
Westmoreland County Community College Youngwood Associate 6,239
Yorktowne Business Institute 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, 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


Altoona 250 $18970 0.67
Gettysburg 310 $21020 1.57
Harrisburg 1900 $20630 0.97
Carlisle 1900 $20630 0.97
Bloomsburg 90 $18920 0.33
Berwick 90 $18920 0.33
Johnstown 220 $18640 0.65
Chambersburg 340 $21350 0.95
Waynesboro 340 $21350 0.95
East Stroudsburg 340 $20090 0.99
Erie 570 $20060 0.72
Pittsburgh 6180 $21140 0.87
Reading 910 $20250 0.86
Lancaster 1660 $21400 1.15
Lebanon 320 $19070 1.07
Scranton 1410 $19190 0.88
Wilkes 1410 $19190 0.88
Barre 1410 $19190 0.88
Hazleton 1410 $19190 0.88
State College 310 $20270 0.74
Williamsport 340 $19540 1.04
York 1160 $20800 1.04
Hanover 1160 $20800 1.04
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