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Fast Food Workers

Overview

Whether the restaurant's menu features pizza, tacos, hamburgers, or fried chicken, a fast food worker is responsible for serving each customer the correct order in an efficient, professional, and courteous manner. Fast food workers may be employed by large chain restaurants or privately owned shops. Although most of these places serve only one kind of food, some establishments have a wide selection of dishes. In either type of restaurant, fast food workers should be familiar with the menu, including prices, portion sizes, side dishes or condiments, and how the food is prepared. There are more than 3.1 million cooks and food preparation workers employed in the United States.

Salary Range

Below $25,000 to $50,000

Minimum Education Level

High School Diploma

Certification/License

Required

Outlook

Faster than the Average
Personality Traits

Conventional

Helpful

Social

Career Ladder
Fast Food Restaurant Manager

Fast Food Worker

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