Maryland

Occupational Wage Estimates

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All industries

Mid-Maryland WIA

 

Food Preparation and Serving-Related Occupations

Occupation Occ. code Est. empl. Mean wage Entry wage Exp. wage Median wage
Food Preparation and Serving-Related Occupations35-000018,60020,353
9.75
16,762
8.00
22,148
10.75
18,300
8.75
Chefs and Head Cooks35-1011 35,513
17.00
27,359
13.25
39,590
19.00
31,419
15.00
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Food Preparation and Serving Workers35-10121,36036,520
17.50
26,150
12.50
41,706
20.00
36,114
17.25
Cooks, Fast Food35-20111,56018,483
9.00
16,855
8.00
19,297
9.25
18,000
8.75
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria35-201247025,241
12.25
17,332
8.25
29,197
14.00
25,456
12.25
Cooks, Restaurant35-201483027,846
13.50
20,126
9.75
31,705
15.25
27,256
13.00
Cooks, Short Order35-2015 24,638
11.75
22,109
10.75
25,903
12.50
23,141
11.25
Food Preparation Workers35-20211,40023,403
11.25
16,823
8.00
26,692
12.75
20,888
10.00
Bartenders35-301148018,279
8.75
16,751
8.00
19,044
9.25
17,676
8.50
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food35-30216,10017,417
8.25
16,708
8.00
17,771
8.50
17,706
8.50
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop35-302266017,479
8.50
16,767
8.00
17,837
8.50
17,748
8.50
Waiters and Waitresses35-30313,28017,636
8.50
16,800
8.00
18,054
8.75
17,629
8.50
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant35-304129018,905
9.00
16,655
8.00
20,030
9.75
18,189
8.75
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers35-9011 17,359
8.25
16,792
8.00
17,643
8.50
17,667
8.50
Dishwashers35-902190017,764
8.50
16,747
8.00
18,273
8.75
17,939
8.50
Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop35-903155020,817
10.00
16,944
8.25
22,752
11.00
19,881
9.50
Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other35-9099 20,936
10.00
16,671
8.00
23,070
11.00
17,945
8.75
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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