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Fast Facts for Food Preparation Workers in California

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara and Salinas
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Yuba City, Redding and Riverside
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: San Diego, Santa Ana and Riverside

Salaries for Food Preparation Workers in California

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: San Francisco, Napa and Santa Rosa

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More California Food Preparation Workers Schools

Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
La Puente
Associates
3,951
Clovis
Associates
1,258
San Diego
Bachelors
1,119
San Bernardino
Bachelors
1,100
North Hollywood
Bachelors
1,096
Lancaster
Masters
881
Santa Ana
Bachelors
771
Pasadena
Associates
692
San Francisco
Masters
630
Sacramento
Bachelors
529
Santa Monica
Bachelors
398
Baldwin Park
N/A
386
Campbell
N/A
170
San Francisco
Associates
163
Sacramento
Associates
132
La Mesa
N/A
93
Sunnyvale
Bachelors
62

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Food Preparation Workers

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:
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.

2017 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2016-26 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; O*NET® 22.1 Database, O*NET OnLine, National Center for O*NET Development, Employment & Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, onetonline.org

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Bakersfield1500 $25,160
Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade5390 $25,950
Salinas870 $27,540
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim38070 $25,970
Madera130 $25,680
Merced220 $26,610
Modesto910 $26,150
Napa630 $27,860
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura2100 $25,810
Redding320 $29,740
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario8630 $25,790
San Diego-Carlsbad11880 $25,500
Santa Rosa1840 $28,700
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward17000 $29,720
Stockton-Lodi1560 $28,470
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara5980 $27,670
Vallejo-Fairfield1470 $23,810
Visalia-Porterville1130 $25,380
Yuba City190 $25,000
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande970 $26,330
Santa Cruz-Watsonville1220 $25,830
Santa Maria-Santa Barbara1710 $25,620
Chico250 $25,320
El Centro340 $26,320
Fresno1910 $26,380
Hanford-Corcoran110 $28,180

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