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Fast Facts for Food Preparation Workers in Indiana

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Muncie, Anderson and Kokomo
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Evansville, Lafayette and Fort Wayne
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Indianapolis, Gary and South Bend

Salaries for Food Preparation Workers in Indiana

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Indianapolis, Gary and Lafayette

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More Indiana Food Preparation Workers Schools

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

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Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Food Preparation Workers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Indiana. 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
Annual Median Salary
Kokomo380 $21,390
Lafayette-West Lafayette360 $22,620
Michigan City-La Porte250 $23,830
Muncie600 $19,630
Terre Haute340 $21,310
Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson5860 $22,410
Columbus100 $21,140
Elkhart-Goshen640 $21,280
Fort Wayne970 $20,850
Bloomington530 $22,690

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