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Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food

Perform duties which combine preparing and serving food and nonalcoholic beverages.

Also known as

Car Hop, Deli Clerk (Delicatessen Clerk), Deli Worker (Delicatessen Worker), Dietary Aide, Food Service Worker, Sandwich Artist, Server, Food Service Assistant, Prep Cook (Preparation Cook), School Cafeteria Cook


The typical education required for this career in Minnesota is:
Less than high school



Demand 5 / 5
10-Year Growth 11.2%
10-Year Openings 132,295


People in this occupation tend to earn between $10.87 to $13.43 per hour

Cost of Living

A typical family with two adults - working a combined 60 hours per week - with one child at home needs to earn $18.20 per hour per worker to meet their basic needs.

Daily Work Activities

  • Communicate with customers to resolve complaints or ensure satisfaction.
  • Process customer bills or payments.
  • Operate cash registers.
  • Take customer orders.
  • Cook foods.

Licensing Information

No licenses found for this occupation.

Certification Information

Some employers may require an occupational certification to work in this career.

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