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 48,470 19,210 16,720 20,460 16,750 18,180 19,980
    9.25 8.05 9.85 8.05 8.75 9.60
Chefs and Head Cooks 35-1011 520 33,900 19,010 41,350 19,540 33,380 40,360
    16.30 9.15 19.90 9.40 16.05 19.40
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 35-1012 3,100 27,930 18,780 32,510 20,620 26,220 34,020
    13.45 9.05 15.65 9.90 12.60 16.35
Cooks, Fast Food 35-2011 2,720 17,320 16,740 17,610 16,510 17,660 18,810
    8.35 8.05 8.45 7.95 8.50 9.05
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 35-2012 2,830 21,460 16,620 23,880 17,760 20,570 23,590
    10.30 8.00 11.50 8.55 9.90 11.35
Cooks, Restaurant 35-2014 4,980 20,940 16,680 23,070 17,760 20,370 23,550
    10.05 8.00 11.10 8.55 9.80 11.30
Cooks, Short Order 35-2015 790 18,240 16,780 18,970 16,770 18,160 19,580
    8.75 8.05 9.10 8.05 8.75 9.40
Cooks, All Other 35-2019 90 21,520 16,530 24,020 17,600 20,520 23,590
    10.35 7.95 11.55 8.45 9.85 11.35
Food Preparation Workers 35-2021 3,380 19,470 16,740 20,840 16,910 18,500 21,810
    9.35 8.05 10.00 8.15 8.90 10.50
Bartenders 35-3011 2,110 18,410 16,770 19,240 16,640 17,940 19,230
    8.85 8.05 9.25 8.00 8.60 9.25
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 35-3021 11,430 17,450 16,710 17,810 16,480 17,660 18,840
    8.40 8.05 8.55 7.90 8.50 9.05
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop 35-3022 1,650 17,360 16,770 17,660 16,520 17,670 18,820
    8.35 8.05 8.50 7.95 8.50 9.05
Waiters and Waitresses 35-3031 8,710 17,300 16,720 17,590 16,450 17,580 18,720
    8.30 8.05 8.45 7.90 8.45 9.00
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant 35-3041 1,250 19,400 16,660 20,770 16,900 18,550 22,000
    9.35 8.00 10.00 8.10 8.90 10.60
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers 35-9011 1,270 17,920 16,750 18,510 16,610 17,890 19,180
    8.60 8.05 8.90 8.00 8.60 9.20
Dishwashers 35-9021 1,610 18,010 16,700 18,660 16,650 18,000 19,390
    8.65 8.05 8.95 8.00 8.65 9.30
Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop 35-9031 1,400 17,850 16,740 18,410 16,540 17,760 18,980
    8.60 8.05 8.85 7.95 8.55 9.10
Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other 35-9099 N/A 22,450 16,770 25,290 17,270 19,160 28,730
    10.80 8.05 12.15 8.30 9.20 13.80
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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.