TENNESSEE OCCUPATIONAL WAGES
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Food Preparation and Serving-Related Occupations

Occupation Occ. code Est. empl. Mean wage Entry wage Exp. wage 25th pct Median wage 75th pct
FOOD PREPARATION AND SERVING-RELATED OCCUPATIONS 35-0000 9,780 18,555 16,330 19,665 16,090 17,665 19,480
    8.90 7.85 9.45 7.75 8.50 9.35
Chefs and Head Cooks 35-1011 36,395 24,520 42,330 23,425 40,825 44,100
    17.50 11.80 20.35 11.25 19.65 21.20
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 35-1012 510 25,595 18,050 29,370 19,225 24,465 29,625
    12.30 8.70 14.10 9.25 11.75 14.25
Cooks, Fast Food 35-2011 570 18,230 16,620 19,040 16,230 17,750 19,340
    8.75 8.00 9.15 7.80 8.55 9.30
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 35-2012 1,350 19,295 16,920 20,480 17,170 19,180 21,565
    9.30 8.15 9.85 8.25 9.20 10.35
Cooks, Restaurant 35-2014 530 20,550 16,975 22,335 17,465 19,675 22,820
    9.90 8.15 10.75 8.40 9.45 10.95
Cooks, Short Order 35-2015 16,090 15,820 16,225 15,510 15,885 16,260
    7.75 7.60 7.80 7.45 7.65 7.80
Cooks, All Other 35-2019 17,440 16,030 18,145 15,975 17,205 18,815
    8.40 7.70 8.70 7.70 8.25 9.05
Food Preparation Workers 35-2021 730 17,195 16,420 17,580 16,035 17,250 18,515
    8.25 7.90 8.45 7.70 8.30 8.90
Bartenders 35-3011 22,805 16,425 25,995 17,010 21,010 25,080
    10.95 7.90 12.50 8.20 10.10 12.05
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 35-3021 3,360 17,060 16,225 17,475 15,860 16,930 18,390
    8.20 7.80 8.40 7.65 8.15 8.85
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop 35-3022 16,270 15,780 16,515 15,515 15,895 16,275
    7.80 7.60 7.95 7.45 7.65 7.80
Waiters and Waitresses 35-3031 1,320 19,140 16,300 20,560 16,130 17,885 20,925
    9.20 7.85 9.90 7.75 8.60 10.05
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant 35-3041 60 17,260 16,870 17,450 16,300 17,470 18,645
    8.30 8.10 8.40 7.85 8.40 8.95
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers 35-9011 130 19,125 16,485 20,440 16,450 18,130 20,695
    9.20 7.95 9.85 7.90 8.70 9.95
Dishwashers 35-9021 290 18,160 16,740 18,870 16,400 17,810 19,220
    8.75 8.05 9.05 7.90 8.55 9.25
Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop 35-9031 200 18,005 16,815 18,600 16,430 17,755 19,075
    8.65 8.10 8.95 7.90 8.55 9.15
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Entry and Experienced wages represent the mean of the lower third and the mean of the upper two-thirds of the wage distribution respectively. The OES survey does not collect information for entry or experienced workers. Tennessee Depatment of Labor & Workforce Development, Employment Security Division, Labor Market Information. Publish date June 2011.