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 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
    N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Chefs and Head Cooks 35-1011 190 33,640 23,730 38,590 24,830 27,930 40,640
    16.15 11.40 18.55 11.95 13.45 19.55
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 35-1012 1,480 27,530 18,070 32,270 19,520 24,310 34,120
    13.25 8.70 15.50 9.40 11.70 16.40
Cooks, Fast Food 35-2011 1,460 17,940 16,860 18,470 16,510 17,790 19,070
    8.60 8.10 8.90 7.95 8.55 9.15
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 35-2012 490 21,330 16,810 23,590 17,510 20,240 25,380
    10.25 8.10 11.35 8.40 9.75 12.20
Cooks, Restaurant 35-2014 1,610 21,580 16,850 23,950 18,130 21,240 24,320
    10.40 8.10 11.50 8.70 10.20 11.70
Cooks, Short Order 35-2015 N/A 20,990 16,750 23,100 18,280 20,790 23,010
    10.10 8.05 11.10 8.80 10.00 11.05
Cooks, All Other 35-2019 N/A 24,310 16,810 28,050 18,510 21,770 26,980
    11.70 8.10 13.50 8.90 10.45 12.95
Food Preparation Workers 35-2021 1,580 19,490 16,890 20,790 16,980 18,700 21,600
    9.35 8.10 10.00 8.15 9.00 10.40
Bartenders 35-3011 490 20,530 16,750 22,410 17,180 19,090 23,050
    9.85 8.05 10.75 8.25 9.20 11.10
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 35-3021 N/A 17,320 16,890 17,530 16,420 17,580 18,750
    8.35 8.10 8.45 7.90 8.45 9.00
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop 35-3022 500 17,420 16,990 17,640 16,460 17,630 18,790
    8.40 8.15 8.50 7.90 8.45 9.05
Waiters and Waitresses 35-3031 4,690 18,110 16,860 18,730 16,490 17,740 18,980
    8.70 8.10 9.00 7.95 8.55 9.10
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant 35-3041 N/A 17,820 16,730 18,360 16,500 17,790 19,090
    8.55 8.05 8.85 7.95 8.55 9.20
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers 35-9011 N/A 19,350 16,910 20,570 16,780 18,320 20,890
    9.30 8.15 9.90 8.05 8.80 10.05
Dishwashers 35-9021 860 17,710 16,960 18,090 16,520 17,790 19,060
    8.50 8.15 8.70 7.95 8.55 9.15
Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop 35-9031 440 17,920 17,030 18,360 16,580 17,910 19,230
    8.60 8.20 8.85 7.95 8.60 9.25
Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other 35-9099 N/A 19,300 17,460 20,220 16,800 18,280 19,740
    9.30 8.40 9.70 8.10 8.80 9.50
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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 Department of Labor & Workforce Development, Employment Security Division, Labor Market Information. Publish date May 2012.