Maryland

Occupational Wage Estimates

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All industries

Mid-Maryland WIA

 

Food Preparation and Serving-Related Occupations

Occupation Occ. code Est. empl. Mean wage Entry wage Exp. wage Median wage
Food Preparation and Serving-Related Occupations35-000019,51022,289
10.75
17,222
8.25
24,822
12.00
19,401
9.25
Chefs and Head Cooks35-1011 44,109
21.25
20,059
9.75
56,134
27.00
47,701
23.00
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers35-10121,34037,418
18.00
25,786
12.50
43,235
20.75
36,808
17.75
Cooks, Fast Food35-2011 20,366
9.75
17,226
8.25
21,935
10.50
19,295
9.25
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria35-201245026,781
13.00
17,748
8.50
31,297
15.00
26,584
12.75
Cooks, Restaurant35-20141,20027,233
13.00
20,880
10.00
30,410
14.50
26,198
12.50
Cooks, Short Order35-2015 23,584
11.25
20,555
10.00
25,100
12.00
23,372
11.25
Food Preparation Workers35-20211,38026,248
12.50
19,678
9.50
29,534
14.25
24,391
11.75
Bartenders35-3011 18,958
9.00
17,299
8.25
19,788
9.50
18,343
8.75
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food35-30215,56018,838
9.00
17,239
8.25
19,638
9.50
18,515
9.00
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop35-302257020,356
9.75
17,187
8.25
21,942
10.50
20,582
10.00
Waiters and Waitresses35-30313,21021,341
10.25
17,241
8.25
23,391
11.25
18,591
9.00
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant35-304164019,592
9.50
17,168
8.25
20,804
10.00
18,913
9.00
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers35-9011 17,725
8.50
16,997
8.25
18,089
8.75
17,821
8.50
Dishwashers35-90211,13018,162
8.75
17,259
8.25
18,614
9.00
18,348
8.75
Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop35-903172021,000
10.00
17,219
8.25
22,891
11.00
20,942
10.00
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2014 wages have been adjusted for any inflationary pressures through December 2014.
Current wages have been adjusted for any inflationary pressures through March 2015.

Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation
Office of Workforce Information & Performance
Occupational Employment Statistics Program

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Last updated April 2015