Maryland

Occupational Wage Estimates

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All industries

Western 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 Occupations35-00009,73021,981
10.50
17,193
8.25
24,374
11.75
19,157
9.25
Chefs and Head Cooks35-10119056,536
27.25
27,711
13.25
70,949
34.00
40,605
19.50
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers35-101268035,336
17.00
20,215
9.75
42,895
20.50
32,527
15.75
Cooks, Fast Food35-201190018,249
8.75
17,181
8.25
18,783
9.00
18,142
8.75
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria35-201243030,476
14.75
20,653
10.00
35,388
17.00
28,710
13.75
Cooks, Restaurant35-201461022,575
10.75
17,154
8.25
25,285
12.25
21,854
10.50
Cooks, Short Order35-201529021,433
10.25
17,169
8.25
23,566
11.25
19,995
9.50
Food Preparation Workers35-202170020,697
10.00
17,200
8.25
22,444
10.75
19,260
9.25
Bartenders35-301154022,395
10.75
17,198
8.25
24,994
12.00
19,343
9.25
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food35-30212,25018,844
9.00
17,165
8.25
19,684
9.50
18,359
8.75
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop35-302236020,578
10.00
17,248
8.25
22,243
10.75
19,698
9.50
Waiters and Waitresses35-30311,55021,507
10.25
17,239
8.25
23,641
11.25
18,951
9.00
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant35-304130021,698
10.50
17,420
8.50
23,838
11.50
21,519
10.25
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers35-901126019,270
9.25
17,153
8.25
20,329
9.75
18,559
9.00
Dishwashers35-902146017,491
8.50
17,153
8.25
17,660
8.50
17,935
8.50
Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop35-903126018,817
9.00
17,247
8.25
19,603
9.50
18,511
9.00
Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other35-9099 21,439
10.25
17,422
8.50
23,446
11.25
20,345
9.75
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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