Food Batchmakers

Prospects: Favorable

*According to projected annual openings and year-over-year growth

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

Current openings

Candy Maker 6
Relish Maker 3

Number of positions

2012: 1,790    2014: 1,930

Annual job postings

New: 70    Replacement: 50
(Total: 120)   

Salaries in NYC

Starting at:
Up to:

Educational requirements

Minimum education:
High school diploma or equivalent

Work experience:

On-the-job training:
Moderate-term on-the-job training

Education level achieved by workers


Sources: New York State Department of Labor, U.S. Department of Labor.