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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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More Pennsylvania 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
Philadelphia
Doctorate
24,190
Harrisburg
Associates
18,681
Philadelphia
Associates
17,296
Pittsburgh
Associates
16,147
Indiana
Doctorate
12,431
Blue Bell
Associates
10,392
Bethlehem
Associates
9,921
Newtown
Associates
7,784
Williamsport
Bachelors
5,457
Nanticoke
Associates
5,360
Youngwood
Associates
5,084
Reading
Associates
4,207
Monaca
Associates
2,506
Scranton
Bachelors
1,604
North East
Associates
793
Pittsburgh
Bachelors
431
Philadelphia
Bachelors
334
Pleasant Gap
N/A
255
Johnstown
N/A
189
Johnstown
Associates
183
Pittsburgh
Associates
141
Philadelphia
Associates
46

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.

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
Altoona230 $21,870
Johnstown170 $21,290
Chambersburg-Waynesboro340 $22,100
East Stroudsburg220 $21,360
Erie430 $22,130
Gettysburg140 $20,960
Bloomsburg-Berwick140 $20,310
Harrisburg-Carlisle1320 $22,200
Lancaster1590 $21,290
Lebanon290 $21,440
Pittsburgh3770 $23,270
Reading780 $22,050
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton1190 $21,740
State College210 $23,730
Williamsport270 $21,610
York-Hanover590 $22,120

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