How Much Do Food Preparation Supervisors Make in 2021 (including Starting Salary)

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Annual Salary, Salary Range, and Highest Paying States and Industries

Food Preparation Supervisors

Food Preparation Supervisors directly supervise and coordinate activities of workers engaged in preparing and serving food.

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Table of contents
  1. Average salary
  2. Starting salary
  3. Salary rank
  4. Salary range
  5. Highest paying states
  6. Highest paying industries

Average salary

Annual salary
$37880 per year
Hourly wage
$18 per hour

Starting salary

Entry-level annual salary
$22,910 to $27,560 per year
Entry-level hourly wage
$11 to $13 per hour

Entry-level Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers with little to no experience can expect to make anywhere between $22,910 to $27,560 per year or $11 to $13 per hour. Similar to any other job, their salary will increase as they gain experience.

Salary rank

Salary rank

We wanted to make it easy for our readers to compare the salary of Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers to all the other careers out there. So we created Salary Rank. We compared the salary of all careers then we gave them a rank of A, B, C, or D depending on where their average salary sit in comparison to other careers.

Salary range

Level Hourly Annual
Highest (Top 10%) $29 $59,330
Senior (Top 25%) $22 $46,000
Middle (Mid 50%) $17 $34,570
Junior (Bottom 25%) $13 $27,560
No experience (Bottom 10%) $11 $22,910

Highest paying states

State Hourly Annual
DC $23 $48,040
CT $23 $47,920
RI $23 $47,790
MA $22 $46,330
HI $22 $46,250
NJ $22 $45,890
WA $22 $45,870
CO $21 $44,150
VT $21 $43,720
NY $21 $43,580

Another simple way to increase your salary as a Supervisor of Food Preparation and Serving Worker is to move to a higher paying state. However moving to a higher paying state like DC doesn’t guarantee that you will make more because the expenses at DC might be much higher than where you are currently living at right now.

According to BLS, the highest paid Food Preparation Supervisors are in the states of DC, CT, RI, MA and HI.

Highest paying industries

Salary by industry Annual Hourly
Federal Executive Branch $82150 $39.50
Computer Systems Design and Related Services $56440 $27.13
Travel Arrangement and Reservation Services $52970 $25.47
Insurance Carriers $52950 $25.45
Offices of Other Health Practitioners $51610 $24.81
Furniture Stores $50170 $24.12
State Government $49550 $23.82
Specialty Hospitals $49530 $23.81
Deep Sea, Coastal, and Great Lakes Water Transportation $49240 $23.67
Beer, Wine, and Liquor Stores $47450 $22.81
Outpatient Care Centers $47400 $22.79
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals $46860 $22.53
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools $46410 $22.31
Amusement Parks and Arcades $46380 $22.30
Sporting Goods, Hobby, and Musical Instrument Stores $46340 $22.28
Other Personal Services $46300 $22.26
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities) $45500 $21.88
Home Health Care Services $45290 $21.78
Junior Colleges $45200 $21.73
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals $45040 $21.66
Fruit and Vegetable Preserving and Specialty Food Manufacturing $44690 $21.48
Offices of Physicians $44620 $21.45
Traveler Accommodation $44590 $21.44
Land Subdivision $44570 $21.43
Management of Companies and Enterprises $44470 $21.38
Scientific Research and Development Services $44240 $21.27
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities $44150 $21.23
Rooming and Boarding Houses $44060 $21.18
Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events $44030 $21.17
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries $43970 $21.14

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