Maryland

Occupational Wage Estimates

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All industries

Mid-Maryland Workforce Region

 

Food Preparation and Serving-Related Occupations

Occupation Occ. code Est. empl. Mean wage Entry wage Exp. wage
Food Preparation and Serving-Related Occupations35-000018,49023,278
11.25
18,013
8.75
25,910
12.50
Chefs and Head Cooks35-1011 44,577
21.50
20,806
10.00
56,462
27.25
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers35-10121,29035,566
17.00
23,566
11.25
41,566
20.00
Cooks, Fast Food35-2011 19,725
9.50
17,996
8.75
20,590
10.00
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria35-201238033,070
16.00
23,369
11.25
37,921
18.25
Cooks, Restaurant35-20141,31026,201
12.50
21,541
10.25
28,530
13.75
Cooks, Short Order35-2015 24,021
11.50
21,006
10.00
25,529
12.25
Cooks, All Other35-2019 31,276
15.00
24,685
11.75
34,571
16.50
Food Preparation Workers35-20211,21025,917
12.50
20,638
10.00
28,557
13.75
Bartenders35-301150025,595
12.25
18,153
8.75
29,316
14.00
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food35-30214,93019,783
9.50
17,951
8.75
20,699
10.00
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop35-302263020,881
10.00
18,089
8.75
22,277
10.75
Waiters and Waitresses35-30313,15023,662
11.50
17,980
8.75
26,503
12.75
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant35-304171020,093
9.75
18,048
8.75
21,115
10.25
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers35-90111,01018,686
9.00
18,112
8.75
18,973
9.00
Dishwashers35-902199019,748
9.50
18,083
8.75
20,581
10.00
Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop35-903163020,767
10.00
18,115
8.75
22,093
10.50
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Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation
Office of Workforce Information & Performance Occupational Employment Statistics Program

Last updated April 2016