Maryland

Occupational Wage Estimates

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All industries

Maryland

 

Food Preparation and Serving-Related Occupations

Occupation Occ. code Est. empl. Mean wage Entry wage Exp. wage Median wage
Food Preparation and Serving-Related Occupations35-0000211,33022,934
11.00
17,196
8.25
25,803
12.50
19,591
9.50
Chefs and Head Cooks35-10112,47049,824
24.00
27,834
13.50
60,819
29.25
44,479
21.50
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers35-101216,13036,758
17.75
22,586
10.75
43,844
21.00
35,133
17.00
Cooks, Fast Food35-20119,60021,046
10.00
17,219
8.25
22,960
11.00
19,774
9.50
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria35-20124,77030,071
14.50
20,677
10.00
34,769
16.75
28,911
14.00
Cooks, Restaurant35-201415,21025,937
12.50
19,450
9.25
29,180
14.00
24,577
11.75
Cooks, Short Order35-20154,89023,099
11.00
17,616
8.50
25,841
12.50
22,440
10.75
Cooks, All Other35-201922027,731
13.25
20,917
10.00
31,138
15.00
27,234
13.00
Food Preparation Workers35-202116,38023,464
11.25
17,190
8.25
26,601
12.75
21,465
10.25
Bartenders35-30119,57022,867
11.00
17,185
8.25
25,708
12.25
19,043
9.25
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food35-302146,06019,164
9.25
17,186
8.25
20,152
9.75
18,542
9.00
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop35-30229,32021,702
10.50
17,220
8.25
23,943
11.50
19,537
9.50
Waiters and Waitresses35-303142,44021,116
10.25
17,192
8.25
23,078
11.00
18,774
9.00
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant35-30415,78022,043
10.50
17,226
8.25
24,452
11.75
20,569
10.00
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers35-90119,82020,094
9.75
17,147
8.25
21,568
10.25
19,016
9.25
Dishwashers35-902110,56018,723
9.00
17,192
8.25
19,489
9.25
18,449
8.75
Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop35-90316,85019,985
9.50
17,198
8.25
21,379
10.25
18,962
9.00
Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other35-90991,26022,443
10.75
17,212
8.25
25,058
12.00
21,678
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