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Overall employment in the food processing occupations is projected to increase 4 percent during the 2008–18 decade, more slowly than the average for all occupations. As the Nation's population grows, the demand for meat, poultry, and seafood, baked goods, and other processed foods will increase requiring additional people to work in these occupations.

NH WORKS Concord
(603) 228-4100
10 West Street
Concord, NH
 
International Brotherhood Of Electrical Workers
(603) 224-4239
48 Airport Rd
Concord, NH
 
American Postal Workers Union
(603) 669-2414
450 Hanover St
Manchester, NH
 
Working Future
(603) 622-5935
200 Elm St Ste 10
Manchester, NH
 
Youth Educational Employment Service
(603) 623-1399
913 Elm St
Manchester, NH
 
Concord Local 1045 Firefighters
(603) 224-3020
100 Hall St Ste 101
Concord, NH
 
Contractors Risk Management Inc
(603) 225-3335
33 Fisherville Rd
Concord, NH
 
NH WORKS Manchester
(603) 656-6557
300 Hanover Street
Manchester, NH
 
National Able Network
(603) 623-5627
997 Elm St
Manchester, NH

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New Eng Teamsters & Baking Industry Health Benefits
(978) 681-0852
51 Goffstown Rd Ste 1
Manchester, NH
 
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Career Outlook

Increased demand for processed food and meat by a growing population will increase the need for food processing workers; however, processing plant and distribution efficiencies will offset growing output and cause employment of these workers to grow more slowly than the average between 2008 and 2018. In addition, job opportunities should be good as the need to replace experienced workers who transfer to other occupations or leave the labor force should generate additional job openings.

Employment change. Overall employment in the food processing occupations is projected to increase 4 percent during the 2008–18 decade, more slowly than the average for all occupations. As the Nation's population grows, the demand for meat, poultry, and seafood, baked goods, and other processed foods will increase requiring additional people to work in these occupations. Additionally, consumers are increasingly seeking out more convenient methods of preparing meals, which is driving up demand for convenient ready-to-eat or heat foods. These foods are increasingly being prepared at the factory, as well as the local grocery store for carry-out, thus increasing the need for workers in both locations. However, increasing productivity at meat and food processing plants should offset some of the need for more workers at these plants.

Slaughterers and meat packers, meat, poultry, and fish cutters and trimmers, and butchers and meat cutters are all expected to experience some growth in employment. For these occupations in particular, faster growth will take place at the processing plant and away from retail stores, as meats are increasingly processed at processing plants or centralized facilities for delivery to stores. This shift from retail stores to food processing plants will cause demand for lesser skilled workers, who are employed primarily in meat packi...

Career Overview

Mix and bake ingredients according to recipes to produce breads, rolls, cookies, cakes, pies, pastries, or other baked goods.

Salary for Bakers



 25th
Percentile
75th
Percentile
Mean
U.S. $18,760
($9.02)
$29,720
($14.29)
$25,020
($12.03)
Annual figures are on top. Hourly figures are below in parentheses.
N/A = Information not available

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