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Food Assembler Kitchen Salary
in Buffalo, New York

$24,637 (USD)

Average Salary

$12/hr

Average Hourly

$325

Average Bonus

Last updated: January 28, 2020

The average pay for a Food Assembler Kitchen is $24,637 a year and $12 an hour in Buffalo, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Food Assembler Kitchen is between $24,543 and $28,572. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Buffalo, New York.

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 Buffalo, New York, 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:
$28,561
5 Year Change:
16 %
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About Buffalo, New York

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Description: Buffalo is the second largest city in the U.S. state of New York and the largest city in Western New York. As of 2018, the population was 256,304. The city is the county seat of Erie County and a major gateway for commerce and travel across the Canada–United States border, forming part of the bi-national Buffalo Niagara Region. As of the April 1, 2010, the metropolitan statistical area (MSA) had a population of 1,135,509; the combined statistical area (CSA), which adds Cattaraugus County, had a population of 1,215,826 inhabitants. The Buffalo area was inhabited before the 17th century by the Native American Iroquois...

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Food Assembler Kitchen is $24,637 a year and $12 an hour in Buffalo, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Food Assembler Kitchen is between $24,543 and $28,572. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Buffalo, New York.

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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