Maryland

Occupational Wage Estimates May 2017

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All selected industries

Mid-Maryland Workforce Region

 

Food Preparation and Serving-Related Occupations

Occupation Occ. code Est. empl. Mean wage Entry wage Exp. wage Median wage
Food Preparation and Serving-Related Occupations35-000016,11024,565
11.81
19,326
9.29
27,185
13.07
20,879
10.04
Chefs and Head Cooks35-101119048,364
23.25
36,034
17.32
54,530
26.22
39,611
19.04
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers35-10121,31037,211
17.89
23,082
11.10
44,276
21.29
32,820
15.78
Cooks, Fast Food35-2011 21,882
10.52
19,621
9.43
23,012
11.06
20,360
9.79
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria35-201236035,118
16.88
25,986
12.49
39,685
19.08
34,934
16.80
Cooks, Restaurant35-20141,24027,239
13.10
21,763
10.46
29,977
14.41
27,555
13.25
Cooks, Short Order35-2015 28,695
13.80
27,497
13.22
29,294
14.08
29,060
13.97
Food Preparation Workers35-202164026,413
12.70
21,305
10.24
28,968
13.93
27,101
13.03
Bartenders35-3011 30,663
14.74
19,421
9.34
36,284
17.44
22,600
10.87
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food35-30214,93021,382
10.28
19,528
9.39
22,309
10.73
20,295
9.76
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop35-3022 22,338
10.74
19,096
9.18
23,959
11.52
19,464
9.36
Waiters and Waitresses35-30312,95023,467
11.28
19,195
9.23
25,603
12.31
19,817
9.53
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant35-304156020,625
9.92
18,957
9.11
21,459
10.32
19,337
9.30
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers35-901146019,786
9.51
18,659
8.97
20,349
9.78
18,966
9.12
Dishwashers35-902168020,830
10.01
19,150
9.21
21,670
10.42
19,498
9.37
Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop35-903145020,445
9.83
19,331
9.29
21,002
10.10
19,761
9.50
Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other35-909971022,228
10.69
22,187
10.67
22,249
10.70
22,227
10.69
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The 'Median Wage History' wages have been updated for any inflationary pressures through December 2017

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

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Last updated April 2018