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 Median wage
Food Preparation and Serving-Related Occupations35-0000210,69022,101
10.50
16,922
8.25
24,691
11.75
19,125
9.25
Supervisors, Food Preparation and Serving Workers35-100017,610
Chefs and Head Cooks35-10112,34046,973
22.50
23,484
11.25
58,718
28.25
41,717
20.00
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers35-101215,27036,459
17.50
23,019
11.00
43,179
20.75
34,940
16.75
Cooks and Food Preparation Workers35-200051,070
Cooks, Fast Food35-201111,25020,000
9.50
16,934
8.25
21,534
10.25
18,943
9.00
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria35-20124,78029,479
14.25
20,225
9.75
34,106
16.50
28,096
13.50
Cooks, Restaurant35-201414,03025,287
12.25
18,581
9.00
28,641
13.75
23,832
11.50
Cooks, Short Order35-20154,50022,969
11.00
18,275
8.75
25,315
12.25
22,496
10.75
Cooks, All Other35-201913026,870
13.00
19,685
9.50
30,463
14.75
27,129
13.00
Food Preparation Workers35-202116,38022,559
10.75
16,889
8.00
25,394
12.25
20,728
10.00
Food and Beverage Serving Workers35-3000114,840
Bartenders35-30119,45021,530
10.25
16,922
8.25
23,834
11.50
18,552
9.00
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food35-302143,34018,867
9.00
16,924
8.25
19,839
9.50
18,318
8.75
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop35-302213,92020,683
10.00
16,960
8.25
22,544
10.75
19,081
9.25
Waiters and Waitresses35-303143,09019,873
9.50
16,923
8.25
21,348
10.25
18,253
8.75
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant35-30415,04021,772
10.50
16,922
8.25
24,198
11.75
20,248
9.75
Other Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers35-900027,160
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers35-90118,17019,390
9.25
16,924
8.25
20,624
10.00
18,577
9.00
Dishwashers35-902110,59018,362
8.75
16,890
8.00
19,097
9.25
18,191
8.75
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The 2013 wages have been adjusted for any inflationary pressures through December 2013. The current wages have been adjusted for any inflationary pressures through March 2014

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

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Last updated April 2014