FOOD SERVICE ASSISTANT SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$27,000
$15,000
Min 10%
$27,000
Median 50%
$48,000
Max 90%
Highest Paying City
Sunnyvale, CA
Highest Paying State
District of Columbia
Average Experience Level
2.2 years
How much does a food service assistant make?
As a Food Service Assistant in the USA, you can expect to earn on average $27,356 per year or $13.15 per hour. There is a huge gap between the top 10 percent earners and the bottom 10 percent earners -- about 33,000. The top 10 percent earn over $48,000, while the bottom 10 percent make less than $15,000 annually. Retail companies and Health Care companies have the most job opportunities for Food Service Assistants. States with the highest Food Service Assistant salaries include District of Columbia, Maryland, Delaware, New Jersey, and Rhode Island. The typical employment for a Food Service Assistant is 2.2 years.

Average Food Service Assistant Salary By Company

Food Service Assistants report their job security as good. Just as in every field, some employers pay higher wages than others. The most abundant employment opportunities for Food Service Assistants are in Retail companies and Health Care companies. Cortland Regional Medical Center Inc. and Gaylord Hospital Inc. are the highest paying companies. Companies like Minneapolis Public Schools and Recovery Innovations Inc. also report very competitive wages for Food Service Assistants.

Average Food Service Assistant Salary By Location

Food Service Assistants in the US makes an average salary of $27,356 per year or $13.15 per hour. Food Service Assistants make the most in Sunnyvale, CA at about $39,435 per year. Even an entry-level Food Service Assistant makes $21,000 per year in Sunnyvale, CA. The top 5 states with the highest reported Food Service Assistant salaries are District of Columbia, Maryland, Delaware, New Jersey, and Rhode Island. Arizona, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Louisiana, and Arkansas have the lowest reported salaries for Food Service Assistants.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Sunnyvale, CA
$39,435
2
Springfield, VA
$38,859
3
Newark, DE
$38,220
4
Philadelphia, PA
$37,973
5
New York, NY
$37,742

Average Food Service Assistant Salary By Industry

The type of industry that a Food Service Assistant works in can influence their earning potential. Our analysis shows that Retail companies, Health Care companies, and Hospitality companies pay higher-than-average wages for Food Service Assistants. Salaries for Food Service Assistants in Retail companies average $28,019 annually, while Health Care companies and Hospitality companies pay $27,333 and $26,987, respectively. The types of companies that pay Food Service Assistants the least are in the Professional industry, where the average annual salary is $25,769.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Retail
$28,019
2
Health Care
$27,333
3
Hospitality
$26,987
4
Professional
$25,769

RECENTLY ADDED Food Service Assistant SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Boulder Valley Public Schools
Food Service Assistant
10/30/2019
$29,615
10/30/2019
$25,294
State of North Carolina
Food Service Assistant
10/30/2019
$31,200
Centralia Elementary
Food Service Assistant
10/30/2019
$35,542
Peace Health
Food Service Assistant
10/30/2019
$27,882
Peace Health
Food Service Assistant
10/30/2019
$26,755
Lewiston Public Schools
Food Service Assistant
10/30/2019
$28,091
Natomas Unified School District
Food Service Assistant
10/30/2019
$27,778
Food Service Assistant
10/29/2019
$22,894
El Monte Union High School District
Food Service Assistant
10/29/2019
$29,886
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