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Fast Facts for Food Preparation Workers in Illinois

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Kankakee, Bloomington and Decatur
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Danville, Rockford and Springfield
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Chicago, Peoria and Rockford

Salaries for Food Preparation Workers in Illinois

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Champaign, Chicago and Decatur

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Programs
  • Art of Cooking (AS)
  • Culinary Arts (BA)
  • Culinary Arts Level 1 (C)
  • Program areas include Culinary Arts, Culinary Management, and more
  • Students are taught cooking styles from around the globe, including Classical European, Asian, and Latin cuisine
  • Curriculum designed to prepare students for a career as a chef, with course topics that include Culinary Techniques, Management by Menu, and Nutrition
  • Alumni have appeared in reality competition shows such as Top Chef
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Programs
  • Hotel & Restaurant Management
  • A private, accredited distance learning college based in Norcross, Georgia founded in 1987.
  • Ensures that service members, their spouses and veterans can maximize their military education benefits.
  • Gives students the option to customize monthly payments to fit their budgets and lifestyle.
  • Offers all-inclusive tuition: textbooks, learning materials, and academic support are covered in the cost.
  • Allows alumni to enroll in any future program at a reduced rate.

More Illinois Food Preparation Workers Schools

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

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Chicago
Associate
6,140
Glen Ellyn
Associate
25,768
Grayslake
Associate
16,010
Danville
Associate
2,832
Elgin
Associate
9,613
Palatine
Associate
15,156
East Peoria
Associate
11,804
Quincy
Associate
2,417
Joliet
Associate
13,149
Centralia
Associate
5,041
Ina
Associate
4,821
Chicago
Bachelor
1,289
Belleville
Associate
13,713
Canton
Associate
2,139
Chicago
Bachelor
2,867
River Grove
Associate
15,658

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Food Preparation Workers

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

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

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Carbondale-Marion 340 $22,520
Champaign-Urbana 880 $22,340
Danville 160 $21,110
Decatur 550 $19,920
Bloomington 690 $21,090
Kankakee 260 $21,210
Peoria 1360 $21,750
Rockford 510 $22,250
Springfield 600 $22,430

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