Food Preparation Workers (35-2021)
Occupation description: Perform a variety of food preparation duties other than cooking, such as preparing cold foods and shellfish, slicing meat, and brewing coffee or tea.
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Employment and Job Openings  (click here for the 10-year forecast)
|Employment||Average annual openings|
|2018 estimate||2028 projection||Percent change||Labor force exits||Occupation transfers||Total|
- Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is moderate with very high employment opportunities. Read more.
|Mean Wage||Wage by Percentile|
|Fairbanks North Star Borough||14.84||10.60||11.52||13.46||16.89||20.11|
|Balance of State||16.43||11.27||12.95||15.24||18.89||24.33|