Fast Facts for Cafeteria Cooks in California

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Hanford, Madera and Redding
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Napa, Santa Ana and Oakland
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Riverside, San Diego and Sacramento

Salaries for Cafeteria Cooks in California

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: El Centro, San Francisco and Hanford

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2016 Occupational Employment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

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Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Cafeteria Cooks

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

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Cafeteria Cooks

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Cafeteria Cooks relative to the population of the city. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

Metro Area
Annual Median Salary
Bakersfield 480 $28,310
Chico 200 $31,150
El Centro 130 $37,680
Fresno 750 $29,570
Hanford-Corcoran 180 $
Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade 1710 $32,660
Salinas 440 $35,560
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim 8560 $31,490
Madera 180 $34,570
Merced 500 $33,650
Modesto 400 $30,440
Napa 130 $33,840
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura 750 $32,290
Redding 170 $30,790
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario 2650 $32,060
San Diego-Carlsbad 2400 $30,890
Santa Rosa 500 $31,010
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward 3830 $37,080
Stockton-Lodi 510 $35,340
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara 2020 $33,490
Vallejo-Fairfield 290 $39,590
Visalia-Porterville 210 $30,290
Yuba City 100 $28,470
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande 200 $29,340
Santa Cruz-Watsonville 180 $35,750
Santa Maria-Santa Barbara 410 $32,920

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