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 5,210 18,710 16,760 19,690 16,700 18,060 19,450
    9.00 8.05 9.45 8.05 8.70 9.35
Chefs and Head Cooks 35-1011 70 38,380 24,070 45,530 26,870 34,800 48,960
    18.45 11.55 21.90 12.90 16.75 23.55
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 35-1012 370 26,160 19,300 29,600 20,540 23,440 31,640
    12.60 9.30 14.25 9.90 11.25 15.20
Cooks, Fast Food 35-2011 390 17,740 16,720 18,250 16,540 17,800 19,050
    8.55 8.05 8.75 7.95 8.55 9.15
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 35-2012 380 18,940 16,800 20,010 16,990 18,580 21,060
    9.10 8.10 9.60 8.15 8.95 10.15
Cooks, Restaurant 35-2014 490 19,170 16,640 20,440 16,870 18,530 21,630
    9.20 8.00 9.85 8.10 8.90 10.40
Cooks, Short Order 35-2015 N/A 18,530 16,650 19,470 16,850 18,420 20,730
    8.90 8.00 9.35 8.10 8.85 9.95
Food Preparation Workers 35-2021 290 18,870 16,780 19,920 16,890 18,420 20,830
    9.05 8.05 9.60 8.10 8.85 10.00
Bartenders 35-3011 160 17,750 16,620 18,310 16,490 17,750 19,010
    8.55 8.00 8.80 7.95 8.55 9.15
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 35-3021 1,530 17,380 16,840 17,640 16,580 17,730 18,880
    8.35 8.10 8.50 7.95 8.50 9.10
Waiters and Waitresses 35-3031 870 17,400 16,690 17,750 16,460 17,640 18,810
    8.35 8.05 8.55 7.90 8.50 9.05
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant 35-3041 N/A 17,580 16,700 18,020 16,590 17,880 19,170
    8.45 8.05 8.65 8.00 8.60 9.20
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers 35-9011 80 17,430 16,710 17,800 16,540 17,760 18,980
    8.40 8.05 8.55 7.95 8.55 9.15
Dishwashers 35-9021 150 17,110 16,680 17,320 16,420 17,570 18,710
    8.25 8.00 8.35 7.90 8.45 9.00
Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop 35-9031 120 17,540 16,680 17,970 16,520 17,740 18,970
    8.45 8.00 8.65 7.95 8.55 9.10
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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 June 2013.