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Manufacturing

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

Operate or tend cooking equipment, such as steam cooking vats, deep fry cookers, pressure cookers, kettles, and boilers, to prepare food products.

Salary Breakdown

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

Average

$32,000

ANNUAL

$15.38

HOURLY

Entry Level

$24,220

ANNUAL

$11.64

HOURLY

Mid Level

$30,580

ANNUAL

$14.70

HOURLY

Expert Level

$41,980

ANNUAL

$20.18

HOURLY


Projected Jobs

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

1,110

Projected job openings through 2028


Top Expected Tasks

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

Common knowledge, skills & abilities needed to get a foot in the door.

KNOWLEDGE

Food Production

KNOWLEDGE

English Language

KNOWLEDGE

Production and Processing

KNOWLEDGE

Education and Training

KNOWLEDGE

Customer and Personal Service

SKILL

Operation Monitoring

SKILL

Operation and Control

SKILL

Monitoring

SKILL

Reading Comprehension

SKILL

Speaking

ABILITY

Problem Sensitivity

ABILITY

Oral Comprehension

ABILITY

Written Comprehension

ABILITY

Near Vision

ABILITY

Information Ordering


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