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Food Cooking Machine Operators

Wages & Outlook

 

Typical Wages

Wages listed below are for a variety of experience and education levels. Make sure that you research the typical entry-level education and work experience and training requirements for this occupation.

This career: $18.17
Statewide median: $21.49

 

This career pays below the statewide median wage.


Wages for Food Cooking Machine Operators *

Area Low Median High
U S
$12.64 $15.18 $18.42
Minnesota
$15.52 $18.17 $21.98
Central Minnesota
$16.41 $18.69 $25.01
Northwest Minnesota
$16.34 $18.16 $20.20
Southeast Minnesota
$17.13 $18.86 $22.48
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$14.01 $17.29 $21.45

* "Low" indicates 25% of workers earn less and 75% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 75% of workers earn less and 25% earn more.

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Employment

In Minnesota, there are 380 workers employed in this very small career.

Where do Food Cooking Machine Operators most often work?

 

Current Demand

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This career is currently in very low demand.

 

Future Demand

This career is seeing low growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 851 new Food Cooking Machine Operators to meet market demand between 2018-2028. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.

 

Employment Outlook for Food Cooking Machine Operators
Area Employment Employment Change
2018 2028 Number Percent
U S 35,100 36,100 1,000 2.8%
Minnesota 2018 2028 Number Percent
Statewide 529 543 14 2.6%
Central Minnesota 112 116 4 3.6%
Northwest Minnesota 95 94 -1 -1.1%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 153 162 9 5.9%


Source: You can learn about our data sources in the About Us section.