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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

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More Louisiana 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
New Orleans
Associates
15,110
Bossier City
Associates
6,714
Lafayette
Associates
6,396
Thibodaux
Masters
6,255
Bogalusa
Associates
3,839
Lake Charles
Associates
3,241
Chalmette
Associates
2,586
Alexandria
Associates
2,052
Minden
Associates
1,972
Baton Rouge
Associates
1,202
Baton Rouge
Associates
420
Baton Rouge
Bachelors
180

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Food Preparation Workers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Louisiana. 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® 23.1 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
Baton Rouge6950 $18,680
Alexandria1040 $18,260
Hammond890 $18,110
Houma-Thibodaux970 $20,590
Lafayette4200 $18,410
Lake Charles1980 $18,450
Monroe1120 $18,220
New Orleans-Metairie9860 $18,710
Shreveport-Bossier City3850 $18,290

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