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Food Assembler Kitchen Salary

$24,957 (USD)

Average Salary

$12/hr

Average Hourly

$329

Average Bonus

Last updated: November 22, 2019

The average pay for a Food Assembler Kitchen is $24,957 a year and $12 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Food Assembler Kitchen is between $19,829 and $28,944. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Assembles meal trays in commissary kitchen for inflight service of airlines, multiunit restaurant chains, industrial caterers, or educational, and similar institutions, performing any combination of following duties.
  • Reads charts to determine amount and kind of foods and supplies to be packaged.
  • Fills individual serving cartons with portions of various foods and condiments, such as cream, jams, and sauces, by hand or using automatic filling machine.
  • Portions and garnishes hot cooked foods, such as meat and vegetables, into individual serving dishes.
  • Stores dishes of hot food on shelves of portable electric warming cabinet or food cart for stowing aboard airplane or transfer to restaurant or cafeteria dining unit.
  • Removes pans of portioned salads, desserts, rolls, cream, and other cold food items from refrigerator or pantry, and places at appropriate stations of tray assembly counter to facilitate loading meal trays.
  • Places food items, silverware, and dishes in depression of compartmented food tray passing on conveyor belt.
  • Examines filled tray for completeness and appearance, and stores completed trays in refrigerated storage cabinets to be transported to airplane, dining room, or cafeteria.
  • May be designated according to type of food assembled as appetizer packer; casserole preparer; cold-food packer; hot-food packer.
Food Assembler Kitchen Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Food Preparation Workers

Job family population: 814,600

Estimated population of Food Assembler Kitchen jobs: 45,186

Rate of error: 1.2%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$28,932
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Food Assembler Kitchen Job Listings for United States

Food Assembler
Nov 14
Miami, FL, USA
Adecco
Food Assembler duties: * Prepares meal trays in commissary kitchen for inflight service of airlines, multiunit restaurant chains, industrial caterers, or educational, and similar institutions ...
Kitchen Manager - Bowlero Wheat Ridge
Nov 20
Wheat Ridge, CO, USA
Bowlero Corp
Kitchen Manager/Chef Overview Imagine your ideal job. Now add bowling. And arcade games. And ... food program; schedule staff efficiently to accommodate shifts in business volume assemble an all ...
Casino Food Runner Graveyard Shift 10:30pm-6:30am
Nov 12
Anaheim, CA, USA
Commerce Casino
Assemble food orders, sides, condiments and beverages for transport to guests. * Coordinates with Food & Beverage Attendant and kitchen staff for timely and complete delivery of food orders
Executive Kitchen Restaurant Manager
Nov 5
Knoxville, TN, USA
DBMC Restaurant Group
The KM also has financial responsibility for food costs, labor costs, and kitchen supplies for the ... To accomplish this undertaking we will need to assemble an all-star team consisting of individuals ...
Sous Chef Kitchen Manager
Nov 6
Orlando, FL, USA
River City Catering
List items needed for ordering. • Operate a variety of kitchen equipment including mixer, slicer, dishwasher, warmer, ovens and other equipment. • Chop, slice, mix, grate and assemble food items ...

The average pay for a Food Assembler Kitchen is $24,957 a year and $12 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Food Assembler Kitchen is between $19,829 and $28,944. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Food Assembler duties: * Prepares meal trays in commissary kitchen for inflight service of airlines, multiunit restaurant chains, industrial caterers, or educational, and similar institutions ...
Kitchen Manager - Bowlero Wheat Ridge
Nov 20
Wheat Ridge, CO, USA
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Kitchen Manager/Chef Overview Imagine your ideal job. Now add bowling. And arcade games. And ... food program; schedule staff efficiently to accommodate shifts in business volume assemble an all ...
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