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 610 33,070 18,470 40,370 20,090 32,960 41,360
    15.90 8.90 19.40 9.65 15.85 19.90
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 35-1012 3,550 27,400 19,720 31,230 21,090 24,620 31,160
    13.15 9.50 15.00 10.15 11.85 15.00
Cooks, Fast Food 35-2011 4,220 17,150 16,780 17,340 16,360 17,490 18,620
    8.25 8.05 8.35 7.85 8.40 8.95
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 35-2012 3,050 22,540 17,620 25,000 19,030 21,680 24,230
    10.85 8.45 12.00 9.15 10.40 11.65
Cooks, Restaurant 35-2014 3,380 20,970 16,740 23,080 17,490 19,990 24,230
    10.10 8.05 11.10 8.40 9.60 11.65
Cooks, Short Order 35-2015 930 17,870 16,810 18,400 16,540 17,840 19,140
    8.60 8.10 8.85 7.95 8.60 9.20
Cooks, All Other 35-2019 N/A 22,770 19,450 24,420 20,220 22,080 23,940
    10.95 9.35 11.75 9.70 10.60 11.50
Food Preparation Workers 35-2021 3,020 19,810 16,920 21,260 16,890 18,500 21,920
    9.55 8.15 10.20 8.10 8.90 10.55
Bartenders 35-3011 1,890 20,280 16,800 22,020 16,830 18,380 23,710
    9.75 8.10 10.60 8.10 8.85 11.40
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 35-3021 10,170 17,710 16,920 18,110 16,480 17,700 18,930
    8.50 8.15 8.70 7.90 8.50 9.10
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop 35-3022 2,520 17,270 17,010 17,400 16,410 17,530 18,660
    8.30 8.20 8.35 7.90 8.45 8.95
Waiters and Waitresses 35-3031 8,390 18,650 16,830 19,560 16,460 17,670 18,880
    8.95 8.10 9.40 7.90 8.50 9.10
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant 35-3041 940 19,760 16,700 21,290 17,030 18,860 22,560
    9.50 8.05 10.25 8.20 9.05 10.85
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers 35-9011 950 18,020 16,800 18,630 16,520 17,790 19,050
    8.65 8.10 8.95 7.95 8.55 9.15
Dishwashers 35-9021 1,570 18,220 16,790 18,940 16,630 18,030 19,540
    8.75 8.05 9.10 8.00 8.65 9.40
Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop 35-9031 1,330 17,500 16,840 17,840 16,430 17,610 18,800
    8.40 8.10 8.60 7.90 8.45 9.05
Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other 35-9099 N/A 22,890 16,580 26,050 17,220 19,250 30,100
    11.00 7.95 12.50 8.30 9.25 14.45
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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.