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Fast Facts for Food Preparation Workers in Florida

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Palm Coast, Naples and Punta Gorda
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Lakeland, Tallahassee and Fort Lauderdale
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Tampa, Orlando and Miami

Salaries for Food Preparation Workers in Florida

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Naples, West Palm Beach and Punta Gorda

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More Florida 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
Miami
Bachelors
55,206
Orlando
Bachelors
44,515
Tampa
Associates
27,061
Jacksonville
Bachelors
24,078
Fort Lauderdale
Doctorate
19,688
Fort Pierce
Bachelors
18,244
Cocoa
Bachelors
15,825
Daytona Beach
Bachelors
12,706
Pensacola
Bachelors
9,643
Panama City
Bachelors
5,483
Orlando
N/A
2,909
Coconut Creek
N/A
2,737
Avon Park
Bachelors
2,722
Miami
Masters
1,924
Hollywood
N/A
1,612
North Miami
Bachelors
1,561
Orlando
N/A
1,539
Miami Lakes
N/A
971
Fort Lauderdale
Bachelors
956
Davie
N/A
936
Tampa
N/A
924
Kissimmee
N/A
900
Sarasota
N/A
885
Tallahassee
N/A
877
Winter Garden
N/A
874
Bradenton
N/A
829
Saint Petersburg
N/A
783
Clearwater
N/A
766
Fort Myers
N/A
736
Eustis
N/A
643
Winter Haven
N/A
642
Naples
N/A
619
Miami
N/A
581
Milton
N/A
578
Miami
N/A
578
Pensacola
N/A
539
Jacksonville
Associates
534
Miramar
Associates
449
Saint Augustine
N/A
418
Lakeland
N/A
407
Orlando
Associates
405
Ocala
N/A
350
West Palm Beach
Bachelors
345
Immokalee
N/A
324
Inverness
N/A
288
Fort Pierce
Associates
267
Cape Coral
N/A
251
Chipley
N/A
241
New Port Richey
N/A
212
Port Charlotte
N/A
194
Doral
Masters
190
Fort Walton Beach
N/A
182
Live Oak
N/A
164

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Food Preparation Workers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Florida. 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
Lakeland-Winter Haven1740 $20,470
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach18420 $24,170
Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island1310 $27,180
North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton2560 $23,600
Ocala670 $21,580
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford7260 $23,290
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville1780 $22,860
Panama City350 $24,440
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent850 $22,620
Port St. Lucie1300 $22,680
Punta Gorda550 $21,880
Sebastian-Vero Beach360 $24,070
Sebring270 $21,990
Tallahassee1090 $21,250
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater8570 $23,430
The Villages320 $21,340
Jacksonville6060 $25,310
Cape Coral-Fort Myers2640 $23,010
Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin750 $24,590
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach1620 $22,710
Gainesville780 $21,970
Homosassa Springs170 $23,140

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