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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) 2018-19, National Center for Education Statistics,

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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.

2019 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2018-28 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics,

Metro Area
Annual Median Salary
Bloomington530 $24,070
Lafayette-West Lafayette290 $23,210
Elkhart-Goshen760 $21,980
Fort Wayne810 $22,390
Michigan City-La Porte220 $23,880
Terre Haute330 $24,010
Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson5650 $22,950
Columbus100 $21,880
Kokomo210 $23,380
Muncie660 $20,620

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