Maryland

Occupational Wage Estimates

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All industries

Southern 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 Occupations35-000011,78022,336
10.75
16,773
8.00
25,118
12.00
19,938
9.50
Chefs and Head Cooks35-10118055,614
26.75
40,157
19.25
63,341
30.50
57,357
27.50
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Food Preparation and Serving Workers35-10121,19033,742
16.25
22,060
10.50
39,583
19.00
31,837
15.25
Cooks, Fast Food35-201172019,507
9.50
16,661
8.00
20,931
10.00
18,929
9.00
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria35-201216026,525
12.75
18,320
8.75
30,629
14.75
25,629
12.25
Cooks, Restaurant35-201471025,904
12.50
18,446
8.75
29,634
14.25
23,896
11.50
Cooks, Short Order35-2015 23,475
11.25
19,236
9.25
25,594
12.25
23,792
11.50
Food Preparation Workers35-202171024,748
12.00
17,914
8.50
28,165
13.50
22,684
11.00
Bartenders35-301135020,989
10.00
16,815
8.00
23,077
11.00
17,961
8.75
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food35-30211,33018,494
9.00
16,778
8.00
19,352
9.25
18,397
8.75
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop35-30222,37020,750
10.00
16,837
8.00
22,705
11.00
20,795
10.00
Waiters and Waitresses35-30312,54020,380
9.75
16,778
8.00
22,181
10.75
18,462
9.00
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant35-304111021,377
10.25
17,426
8.50
23,353
11.25
21,294
10.25
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers35-901132018,730
9.00
16,803
8.00
19,692
9.50
18,589
9.00
Dishwashers35-902147018,335
8.75
16,711
8.00
19,147
9.25
18,271
8.75
Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop35-903142017,714
8.50
16,781
8.00
18,182
8.75
17,867
8.50
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These wages have been adjusted for any inflationary pressures through December 2012

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

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Last updated April 2013