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

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2021 Annual Salary, Salary Range, and Highest Paying States and Industries

Food Batchmakers

Food Batchmakers set up and operate equipment that mixes or blends ingredients used in the manufacturing of food products. Includes candy makers and cheese makers.

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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
$34970 per year
Hourly wage
$17 per hour

Starting salary

Entry-level annual salary
$22,890 to $27,170 per year
Entry-level hourly wage
$11 to $13 per hour

Entry-level Food Batchmakers with little to no experience can expect to make anywhere between $22,890 to $27,170 per year or $11 to $13 per hour. Similar to any other job, their salary will increase as they gain experience.

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Salary rank

Salary rank

We wanted to make it easy for our readers to compare the salary of Food Batchmakers 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%) $24 $50,580
Senior (Top 25%) $20 $41,370
Middle (Mid 50%) $16 $32,710
Junior (Bottom 25%) $13 $27,170
No experience (Bottom 10%) $11 $22,890

Highest paying states

State Hourly Annual
WA $19 $40,400
IA $19 $40,110
AK $19 $40,070
VT $19 $39,870
RI $19 $38,510
MD $18 $38,450
IL $18 $37,840
TN $18 $37,600
PA $18 $37,430
MO $18 $36,970

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

According to BLS, the highest paid Food Batchmakers are in the states of WA, IA, AK, VT and RI.

Highest paying industries

Salary by industry Annual Hourly
Grain and Oilseed Milling $44510 $21.40
Beverage Manufacturing $44440 $21.37
Special Food Services $42110 $20.25
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods $40870 $19.65
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing $37730 $18.14
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods $37460 $18.01
Dairy Product Manufacturing $37170 $17.87
Seafood Product Preparation and Packaging $37050 $17.81
Animal Food Manufacturing $36690 $17.64
Fruit and Vegetable Preserving and Specialty Food Manufacturing $35530 $17.08
Bakeries and Tortilla Manufacturing $35280 $16.96
Other Food Manufacturing $34790 $16.72
General Merchandise Stores $34440 $16.56
Management of Companies and Enterprises $34340 $16.51
Sugar and Confectionery Product Manufacturing $34300 $16.49
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods $32710 $15.73
Animal Slaughtering and Processing $31790 $15.28
Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers $31630 $15.21
Food and Beverage Stores $30700 $14.76
Restaurants and Other Eating Places $30490 $14.66
Employment Services $30240 $14.54
Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses $29360 $14.11
Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages) $29040 $13.96
Gasoline Stations $28260 $13.59
Farm Product Raw Material Merchant Wholesalers $25970 $12.48

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