Food Batchmakers

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What do they do?

Set up and operate equipment that mixes or blends ingredients used in the manufacturing of food products. Includes candy makers and cheese makers.

Also known as:

Batch Maker, Batching Operator, Batchmaker, Blender, Blender Operator, Brewer, Brewery Technician, Brewing Technician, Candy Maker, Chopper Operator, Compounder, Dosier Operator, Dough Mixer, Dough Scaler and Mixer, Filling Mixer, Fructose Loader, Fryer Line Helper, Head Batcher, Kettle Operator, Kitchen Operator, Machine Operator, Mix Technician, Mixer, Mixer Attendant, Mixer Operator, Operator, Process Operator, Processing Operator, Processor, Production Worker, Sheeter Operator, Spice Room Worker, Syrup Maker

Typical Wages

Annual wages for Food Batchmakers in United States

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Projected Growth Rate

Employment of Food Batchmakers is projected to grow 2 percent from 2018 to 2028, more slowly than average compared to all occupations.

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Projected Employment

No Data Available

Projected Employment Rankings For All United States:

  • 2%

    Percent Change

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  • 24,800

    Annual Projected Job Openings

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Education Level

  • Doctorate or Professional Degree (0.2%)
  • Master's degree (1.5%)
  • Bachelor's degree (6%)
  • Associate's degree (10.8%)
  • Some college, no degree (20.6%)
  • High school diploma equivalent (40.1%)
  • Less than high school diploma (20.8%)

Percent of workers in this field

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People in this career often know a lot about:

  • Production and Processing - Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.
  • Food Production - Knowledge of techniques and equipment for planting, growing, and harvesting food products (both plant and animal) for consumption, including storage/handling techniques.
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People in this career often have talent in:

  • Information Ordering - The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).
  • Near Vision - The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
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Activities: what you might do in a day

People in this career often do these activities:

  • Record operational or production data.
  • Operate cooking, baking, or other food preparation equipment.
  • Operate mixing equipment.
  • Clean work areas.
  • Sterilize food cooking or processing equipment.
  • Measure ingredients or substances to be used in production processes.
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This page includes data from:

O*NET OnLine Career data: O*NET 24.3 Database by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration (“USDOL/ETA”). Used under the CC BY 4.0 license. O*NET® is a trademark of USDOL/ETA

Occupation statistics: USDOL U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Employment Statistics

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