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Fast Facts for Food Preparation Workers in Louisiana

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Alexandria, New Orleans and Lafayette
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Shreveport, Monroe and Baton Rouge
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: New Orleans, Baton Rouge and Lafayette

Salaries for Food Preparation Workers in Louisiana

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Houma, New Orleans and Lake Charles

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
Baton Rouge6720$19,410
Lake Charles2360$19,160
Shreveport-Bossier City3830$19,520
New Orleans-Metairie9500$19,170

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