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Food Preparation and Serving Related Salaries

  Wage Estimates
Occupation Title

Employment

Median Hourly

Mean Hourly

Mean Annual

Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations

295,490 $8.01 $8.89 $18,500
Chefs and Head Cooks 2,540 $17.84 $19.05 $39,610
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 20,980 $12.41 $13.45 $27,980
Cooks, Fast Food 12,420 $7.92 $8.00 $16,630
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 5,990 $10.09 $10.46 $21,760
Cooks, Restaurant 29,090 $8.91 $9.31 $19,370
Cooks, Short Order 3,510 $9.26 $9.41 $19,580
Food Preparation Workers 27,000 $8.45 $9.06 $18,850
Bartenders 10,410 $7.99 $8.50 $17,680
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 44,160 $7.68 $8.11 $16,880
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop 31,860 $8.32 $9.01 $18,730
Waiters and Waitresses 57,230 $7.33 $7.98 $16,600
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant 4,800 $8.05 $9.24 $19,230
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers 18,340 $7.22 $7.65 $15,920
Dishwashers 16,070 $7.27 $7.64 $15,900
Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop 9,170 $7.86 $8.04 $16,720

* = not available,  Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics