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Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders (51-3093)

Operate or tend cooking equipment, such as steam cooking vats, deep fry cookers, pressure cookers, kettles, and boilers, to prepare food products. Excludes Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders (51-3091).
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 28 34 21.43 2 3 6
United States 35100 36100 0.0 2300 3300 5700
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is robust with low employment opportunities.
2020 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 16.43 11.09 13.02 15.87 19.07 23.24

* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.