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Food Assembler Kitchen Salary
in New Orleans, Louisiana

$23,902 (USD)

Average Salary

$11/hr

Average Hourly

$316

Average Bonus

Last updated: January 21, 2020

The average pay for a Food Assembler Kitchen is $23,902 a year and $11 an hour in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States. The average salary range for a Food Assembler Kitchen is between $18,991 and $27,721. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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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Job Summary

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 New Orleans, Louisiana, 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%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2025:
$27,709
5 Year Change:
16 %
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About New Orleans, Louisiana

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Description: New Orleans (, locally ; French: La Nouvelle-Orléans [la nuvɛlɔʁleɑ̃] (listen)) is a consolidated city-parish located along the Mississippi River in the southeastern region of the U.S. state of Louisiana. With an estimated population of 391,006 in 2018, it is the most populous city in Louisiana. Serving as a major port, New Orleans is considered an economic and commercial hub for the broader Gulf Coast region of the United States. New Orleans is world-renowned for its distinct music, Creole cuisine, unique dialect, and its annual celebrations and festivals, most notably Mardi Gras. The historic heart of the city is...

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Food Assembler Kitchen is $23,902 a year and $11 an hour in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States. The average salary range for a Food Assembler Kitchen is between $18,991 and $27,721. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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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