CAFETERIA WORKER SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$45,000
$20,000
Min 10%
$45,000
Median 50%
$97,000
Max 90%
Highest Paying City
Brookfield, WI
Highest Paying State
Alaska
Average Experience Level
2.1 years
How much does a cafeteria worker make?
Cafeteria Workers in America make an average salary of $45,099 per year or $21.68 per hour. The top 10 percent of earners make over $97,000 annually, whereas the bottom 10 percent of earners make under $20,000 per year. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Cafeteria Workers are Professional companies and Health Care companies. Some of the states with the best Cafeteria Worker salaries are Alaska, North Dakota, Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Michigan. The typical tenure for a Cafeteria Worker is 2.1 years.
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Average Cafeteria Worker Salary By Company

There is good job security in Cafeteria Worker positions. Some industries offer better pay and benefit packages than others. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Cafeteria Workers are Professional companies and Health Care companies. Companies like Lehigh Valley Hospital-Schuylkill or Lancaster General Hospital will get you the highest pay packages. In addition, companies like Weirton Medical Center and JBS USA report highly competitive salaries for Cafeteria Workers.

Average Cafeteria Worker Salary By Location

As a Cafeteria Worker in the U.S., you can expect to earn on average $45,099 per year or $21.68 per hour. Brookfield, WI reports the highest Cafeteria Worker salaries at $97,555 per year. Not only that, Brookfield, WI also has an average entry-level salary of $39,000. Alaska, North Dakota, Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Michigan are the top 5 highest earning states for Cafeteria Workers. South Carolina, Tennessee, Georgia, Louisiana, and Alabama are the lowest earners.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Brookfield, WI
$97,555
2
Rockford, IL
$89,909
3
Detroit, MI
$86,071
4
Lakewood, OH
$75,370
5
Torrington, CT
$69,992

Average Cafeteria Worker Salary By Industry

Wages for Cafeteria Workers can differ based on the industry they work in. Our data shows that Health Care companies, Retail companies, and Hospitality companies tend to have the highest salaries for Cafeteria Workers. Salaries for Cafeteria Workers in Health Care companies average $48,044 annually, while Retail companies and Hospitality companies pay $46,410 and $45,336, respectively. The types of companies that pay Cafeteria Workers the least are in the Professional industry, where the average annual salary is $43,255.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Health Care
$48,044
2
Retail
$46,410
3
Hospitality
$45,336
4
Professional
$43,255

RECENTLY ADDED Cafeteria Worker SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
10/30/2019
$25,545
Muroc Joint Unified
Cafeteria Worker
10/29/2019
$25,941
Yuba City Unified School District
Cafeteria Worker
10/26/2019
$29,677
10/26/2019
$25,044
Roseville City Elementary
Cafeteria Worker
10/25/2019
$29,239
Cascade Union Elementary
Cafeteria Worker
10/25/2019
$25,190
Kelly Services
Cafeteria Worker
10/23/2019
$15,548
Plumas Unified School District
Cafeteria Worker
10/17/2019
$26,421
Kelly Services
Cafeteria Worker
10/10/2019
$15,653
10/04/2019
$28,508
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