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Fast Facts for Food Preparation Workers in New Jersey

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Ocean City, Atlantic City and Edison
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Vineland, Trenton and Newark
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Edison, Newark and Camden

Salaries for Food Preparation Workers in New Jersey

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Atlantic City, Newark and Camden

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More New Jersey 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
Total Enrollment
Paramus
Associates
14,062
Lincroft
Associates
12,790
Edison
Associates
11,381
Mount Laurel
Associates
8,951
Jersey City
Associates
8,864
Randolph
Associates
7,949
West Windsor
Associates
7,630
Mays Landing
Associates
5,528
Hackensack
Associates
399
Toms River
N/A
361
Newark
N/A
47

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Food Preparation Workers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for New Jersey. 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
Atlantic City-Hammonton1300 $23,120
Ocean City810 $23,230
Trenton1560 $23,800
Vineland-Bridgeton280 $24,350

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