Maryland

Occupational Wage Estimates

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All industries

Montgomery 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 Occupations35-000029,63024,738
12.00
17,197
8.25
28,509
13.75
20,608
10.00
Chefs and Head Cooks35-101136057,931
27.75
41,896
20.25
65,947
31.75
51,718
24.75
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers35-10122,44040,071
19.25
23,407
11.25
48,404
23.25
39,251
18.75
Cooks, Fast Food35-20111,24023,686
11.50
18,834
9.00
26,111
12.50
22,734
11.00
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria35-201277029,788
14.25
17,879
8.50
35,743
17.25
29,819
14.25
Cooks, Restaurant35-20142,19026,157
12.50
19,424
9.25
29,524
14.25
25,508
12.25
Cooks, Short Order35-2015 23,806
11.50
17,288
8.25
27,065
13.00
24,643
11.75
Cooks, All Other35-20194032,775
15.75
26,745
12.75
35,790
17.25
31,460
15.00
Food Preparation Workers35-20212,17025,889
12.50
17,341
8.25
30,162
14.50
23,539
11.25
Bartenders35-301176030,451
14.75
17,185
8.25
37,085
17.75
22,712
11.00
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food35-30217,35020,423
9.75
17,167
8.25
22,050
10.50
18,855
9.00
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop35-30221,59024,116
11.50
17,218
8.25
27,564
13.25
19,834
9.50
Waiters and Waitresses35-30314,98022,517
10.75
17,175
8.25
25,187
12.00
19,137
9.25
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant35-30411,03023,391
11.25
17,327
8.25
26,423
12.75
22,271
10.75
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers35-90111,53021,670
10.50
17,290
8.25
23,861
11.50
19,996
9.50
Dishwashers35-90211,77019,845
9.50
17,200
8.25
21,169
10.25
18,821
9.00
Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop35-903167020,711
10.00
17,130
8.25
22,501
10.75
18,963
9.00
Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other35-9099 21,968
10.50
17,305
8.25
24,300
11.75
21,653
10.50
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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