Maryland

Occupational Wage Estimates

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All industries

Maryland Statewide

 

Food Preparation and Serving-Related Occupations

Occupation Occ. code Est. empl. Mean wage Entry wage Exp. wage
Food Preparation and Serving-Related Occupations35-0000213,12023,909
11.50
18,041
8.75
26,844
13.00
Chefs and Head Cooks35-10112,51052,135
25.00
30,593
14.75
62,905
30.25
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers35-101216,65037,729
18.25
23,264
11.25
44,962
21.50
Cooks, Fast Food35-20119,10020,797
10.00
18,007
8.75
22,192
10.75
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria35-20124,43031,484
15.25
23,287
11.25
35,583
17.00
Cooks, Restaurant35-201416,71025,911
12.50
19,725
9.50
29,004
14.00
Cooks, Short Order35-20154,98023,411
11.25
18,017
8.75
26,107
12.50
Cooks, All Other35-201927028,393
13.75
21,147
10.25
32,017
15.50
Food Preparation Workers35-202117,78023,223
11.25
18,017
8.75
25,826
12.50
Bartenders35-30119,75024,525
11.75
18,063
8.75
27,756
13.25
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food35-302145,60020,058
9.75
18,030
8.75
21,072
10.25
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop35-30228,30022,874
11.00
18,018
8.75
25,303
12.25
Waiters and Waitresses35-303141,91022,794
11.00
18,062
8.75
25,160
12.00
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant35-30416,02022,587
10.75
17,971
8.75
24,894
12.00
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers35-90119,88021,220
10.25
18,065
8.75
22,798
11.00
Dishwashers35-902110,34019,974
9.50
18,064
8.75
20,930
10.00
Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop35-90317,57020,466
9.75
18,065
8.75
21,666
10.50
Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other35-90991,30023,683
11.50
18,914
9.00
26,068
12.50
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Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation
Office of Workforce Information & Performance Occupational Employment Statistics Program

Last updated April 2016