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Confectionery Industry Workers

Overview

Confectionery industry workers manufacture and package sweets, including bonbons, hard and soft candy, stuffed dates, popcorn balls, and many other types of confections. There are approximately 133,470 food batchmakers in the United States. About 9 percent work in sugar and confectionery product manufacturing.

Salary Range

Below $25,000 to $50,000

Minimum Education Level

High School Diploma

Certification/License

None

Outlook

Decline
Personality Traits

Conventional

Hands On

Technical

Career Ladder
Candy Supervisor or Candy Maker

Confectionary Industry Worker

Helper