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 Occupations35-0000205,54022,026
10.50
16,790
8.00
24,644
11.75
19,063
9.25
Chefs and Head Cooks35-10111,87042,563
20.50
23,913
11.50
51,888
25.00
39,640
19.00
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Food Preparation and Serving Workers35-101214,72036,381
17.50
23,506
11.25
42,819
20.50
35,250
17.00
Cooks, Fast Food35-20119,37020,239
9.75
16,758
8.00
21,979
10.50
18,604
9.00
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria35-20125,00029,211
14.00
20,595
10.00
33,519
16.00
27,941
13.50
Cooks, Restaurant35-201413,64025,615
12.25
19,007
9.25
28,919
14.00
24,191
11.75
Cooks, Short Order35-20154,54022,364
10.75
16,883
8.00
25,105
12.00
21,639
10.50
Cooks, All Other35-201914028,437
13.75
20,822
10.00
32,245
15.50
27,214
13.00
Food Preparation Workers35-202114,14022,965
11.00
16,812
8.00
26,043
12.50
21,301
10.25
Bartenders35-30119,18021,631
10.50
16,797
8.00
24,048
11.50
18,494
9.00
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food35-302144,81018,402
8.75
16,779
8.00
19,215
9.25
18,085
8.75
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop35-302214,44019,843
9.50
16,810
8.00
21,361
10.25
18,682
9.00
Waiters and Waitresses35-303143,35020,362
9.75
16,793
8.00
22,147
10.75
18,371
8.75
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant35-30414,37021,543
10.25
16,766
8.00
23,933
11.50
19,361
9.25
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers35-90118,13019,699
9.50
16,801
8.00
21,148
10.25
18,509
9.00
Dishwashers35-90219,81019,288
9.25
16,764
8.00
20,549
10.00
18,487
9.00
Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop35-90317,00019,467
9.25
16,820
8.00
20,791
10.00
18,765
9.00
Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other35-90991,11023,627
11.25
16,766
8.00
27,059
13.00
22,018
10.50
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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