Texas Food Preparation Workers: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Food Preparation Workers in Texas

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Fast Facts for Food Preparation Workers in Texas

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Wichita Falls, San Antonio and Laredo
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Amarillo, Killeen and Houston
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Houston, Dallas and San Antonio

Salaries for Food Preparation Workers in Texas

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Corpus Christi, Austin and Lubbock

Schools for Food Preparation Workers in Texas are listed below.

Selected Food Preparation Workers Schools in Texas

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More Texas Food Preparation Workers Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Alvin Community College Alvin Associate 4,169
Austin Community College District Austin Associate 33,508
Culinary Institute Alain and Marie Lenotre Houston Associate 108
Del Mar College Corpus Christi Associate 11,167
El Centro College Dallas Associate 6,680
El Paso Community College El Paso Associate 25,023
Galveston College Galveston Associate 2,044
Houston Community College Houston Associate 43,518
Lee College Baytown Associate 5,856
Odessa College Odessa Associate 4,580
San Jacinto Community College Pasadena Associate 23,805
South Texas College McAllen Bachelor 19,827
St Philips College San Antonio Associate 9,256
Tarrant County College Fort Worth Associate 37,948
Texarkana College Texarkana Associate 4,439

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Food Preparation Workers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Texas. 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


Abilene 490 $18970 1.21
Amarillo 610 $19260 0.85
Austin 5040 $22370 0.87
Round Rock 5040 $22370 0.87
Houston 15840 $21190 0.86
The Woodlands 15840 $21190 0.86
Sugar Land 15840 $21190 0.86
Beaumont 1030 $18130 0.99
Port Arthur 1030 $18130 0.99
Brownsville 810 $17970 0.95
Harlingen 810 $17970 0.95
College Station 750 $21780 1.18
Bryan 750 $21780 1.18
Corpus Christi 1180 $19900 1
Dallas 15030 $19880 0.73
Fort Worth 15030 $19880 0.73
Arlington 15030 $19880 0.73
El Paso 1760 $18480 0.97
San Angelo 130 $20980 0.45
San Antonio 6170 $20540 1.04
New Braunfels 6170 $20540 1.04
Laredo 840 $18640 1.39
Longview 420 $18970 0.69
Lubbock 710 $19390 0.82
McAllen 1270 $18760 0.84
Edinburg 1270 $18760 0.84
Mission 1270 $18760 0.84
Midland 290 $26570 0.49
Killeen 870 $18900 1.04
Temple 870 $18900 1.04
Odessa 740 $19680 1.57
Sherman 140 $19990 0.51
Denison 140 $19990 0.51
Tyler 280 $19050 0.45
Victoria 140 $21320 0.55
Waco 570 $19440 0.83
Wichita Falls 360 $19610 1.01
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