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Fast Facts for Food Preparation Workers in Pennsylvania

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: State College, Lebanon and Altoona
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Williamsport, Allentown and Pittsburgh
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and Harrisburg

Salaries for Food Preparation Workers in Pennsylvania

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: State College, Philadelphia and Allentown

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Programs
  • Art of Cooking (AS)
  • Culinary Arts (BA)
  • Culinary Arts Level 1 (C)
  • Program areas include Culinary Arts, Culinary Management, and more
  • Students are taught cooking styles from around the globe, including Classical European, Asian, and Latin cuisine
  • Curriculum designed to prepare students for a career as a chef, with course topics that include Culinary Techniques, Management by Menu, and Nutrition
  • Alumni have appeared in reality competition shows such as Top Chef
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Programs
  • Pastry Arts - Diploma
  • Culinary Arts/Restaurant Management - Associate
  • Designated as a 2015 Military Friendly School by Victory Media.
  • A private post-secondary institution of higher education serving south-central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland since 1967.
  • Offers associate degrees in specialized business and specialized technology, as well as programs leading to professional certifications and diplomas.
  • Gives each student their own career services specialist who helps keep them focused on their goals.
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).
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Programs
  • Hotel & Restaurant Management
  • A private, accredited distance learning college based in Norcross, Georgia founded in 1987.
  • Ensures that service members, their spouses and veterans can maximize their military education benefits.
  • Gives students the option to customize monthly payments to fit their budgets and lifestyle.
  • Offers all-inclusive tuition: textbooks, learning materials, and academic support are covered in the cost.
  • Allows alumni to enroll in any future program at a reduced rate.

More Pennsylvania Food Preparation Workers Schools

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Pittsburgh
Associate
187
Newtown
Associate
9,649
Johnstown
Associate
248
Pittsburgh
Associate
18,525
Monaca
Associate
3,194
Philadelphia
Associate
17,334
Philadelphia
Doctorate
20,682
Harrisburg
Associate
9,774
Indiana
Doctorate
14,018
La Plume
Bachelor
1,796
Nanticoke
Associate
6,323
Erie
Masters
4,253
Bethlehem
Associate
7,912
Williamsport
Bachelor
6,682
Reading
Associate
4,682
Philadelphia
Bachelor
488
Youngwood
Associate
6,239
York
Associate
247

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Food Preparation Workers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Pennsylvania. 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.

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Altoona 200 $21,580
Johnstown 250 $19,660
Chambersburg-Waynesboro 280 $22,460
East Stroudsburg 190 $22,550
Erie 630 $21,450
Gettysburg 200 $21,050
Bloomsburg-Berwick 130 $21,350
Harrisburg-Carlisle 1640 $21,630
Lancaster 1790 $20,640
Lebanon 340 $21,640
Pittsburgh 5030 $23,100
Reading 620 $22,080
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton 1240 $21,290
State College 250 $22,060
Williamsport 340 $20,580
York-Hanover 960 $21,970

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