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 66,980 19,960 16,740 21,570 16,860 18,390 21,380
    9.60 8.05 10.35 8.10 8.85 10.30
Chefs and Head Cooks 35-1011 740 45,290 26,460 54,710 32,660 50,290 56,000
    21.80 12.70 26.30 15.70 24.20 26.95
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 35-1012 4,270 30,390 20,230 35,470 22,780 28,490 36,420
    14.60 9.70 17.05 10.95 13.70 17.50
Cooks, Fast Food 35-2011 3,570 17,330 16,700 17,650 16,470 17,640 18,810
    8.35 8.05 8.50 7.90 8.50 9.05
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 35-2012 2,450 22,540 16,900 25,360 18,160 21,440 26,270
    10.85 8.10 12.20 8.75 10.30 12.65
Cooks, Restaurant 35-2014 7,630 22,360 16,900 25,090 18,570 21,990 26,060
    10.75 8.15 12.05 8.95 10.55 12.55
Cooks, Short Order 35-2015 N/A 19,150 16,680 20,390 16,920 18,540 21,590
    9.20 8.00 9.80 8.15 8.90 10.40
Cooks, All Other 35-2019 N/A 21,600 16,520 24,140 17,190 19,620 26,830
    10.40 7.95 11.60 8.25 9.45 12.90
Food Preparation Workers 35-2021 4,410 20,080 16,680 21,780 17,220 19,190 22,730
    9.65 8.00 10.45 8.30 9.25 10.95
Bartenders 35-3011 2,200 18,890 16,810 19,930 16,670 17,940 19,210
    9.10 8.10 9.60 8.00 8.60 9.25
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 35-3021 13,440 17,750 16,760 18,250 16,550 17,750 18,960
    8.55 8.05 8.80 7.95 8.55 9.10
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop 35-3022 N/A 18,730 16,850 19,670 16,930 18,430 20,360
    9.00 8.10 9.45 8.15 8.85 9.80
Waiters and Waitresses 35-3031 16,370 18,050 16,710 18,720 16,540 17,770 19,000
    8.70 8.05 9.00 7.95 8.55 9.15
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant 35-3041 1,030 22,660 16,770 25,610 17,670 20,080 23,730
    10.90 8.05 12.30 8.50 9.65 11.40
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers 35-9011 1,420 18,160 16,800 18,840 16,710 18,030 19,350
    8.75 8.10 9.05 8.05 8.65 9.30
Dishwashers 35-9021 2,530 17,970 16,690 18,610 16,650 18,010 19,440
    8.65 8.05 8.95 8.00 8.65 9.35
Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop 35-9031 3,000 17,930 16,770 18,510 16,650 17,940 19,240
    8.60 8.05 8.90 8.00 8.65 9.25
Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other 35-9099 N/A 17,410 16,880 17,680 16,580 17,720 18,850
    8.35 8.10 8.50 7.95 8.50 9.05
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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.