Food Preparation Workers (35-2021)
Perform a variety of food preparation duties other than cooking, such as preparing cold foods and shellfish, slicing meat, and brewing coffee or tea.
Employment and Job Openings
|Employment||Average Annual Openings|
|2018 Estimate||2028 Projection||Percent Change||Labor Force Exits||Occupation Transfers||Total|
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is moderate with very high employment opportunities.
|Mean Wage||Wage by Percentile|
|Fairbanks North Star Borough||14.69||11.38||12.38||14.24||16.71||19.01|
|Balance of State||16.52||11.53||12.97||15.14||19.05||24.36|
* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.