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 10,590 18,790 16,720 19,820 16,700 18,080 19,550
    9.05 8.05 9.55 8.05 8.70 9.40
Chefs and Head Cooks 35-1011 N/A 25,870 16,770 30,420 17,810 25,530 33,230
    12.45 8.05 14.60 8.55 12.25 16.00
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 35-1012 730 25,990 17,630 30,180 19,120 23,740 31,500
    12.50 8.45 14.50 9.20 11.40 15.15
Cooks, Fast Food 35-2011 640 17,720 16,850 18,160 16,660 17,900 19,150
    8.50 8.10 8.75 8.00 8.60 9.20
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 35-2012 1,320 21,150 16,860 23,290 17,610 19,910 23,440
    10.15 8.10 11.20 8.45 9.55 11.25
Cooks, Restaurant 35-2014 560 20,410 16,650 22,290 17,200 19,160 23,260
    9.80 8.00 10.70 8.25 9.20 11.20
Cooks, Short Order 35-2015 N/A 17,220 16,600 17,520 16,390 17,590 18,780
    8.30 8.00 8.40 7.90 8.45 9.05
Cooks, All Other 35-2019 80 17,690 16,560 18,250 16,480 17,830 19,170
    8.50 7.95 8.80 7.90 8.55 9.20
Food Preparation Workers 35-2021 830 19,620 16,590 21,140 16,900 18,630 22,450
    9.45 7.95 10.15 8.15 8.95 10.80
Bartenders 35-3011 170 17,890 16,770 18,440 16,640 17,900 19,170
    8.60 8.05 8.85 8.00 8.60 9.20
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 35-3021 3,580 17,070 16,720 17,240 16,450 17,580 18,710
    8.20 8.05 8.30 7.90 8.45 9.00
Waiters and Waitresses 35-3031 1,510 17,300 16,700 17,590 16,440 17,590 18,740
    8.30 8.05 8.45 7.90 8.45 9.00
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant 35-3041 60 21,060 16,710 23,230 17,260 19,190 22,810
    10.10 8.05 11.15 8.30 9.25 10.95
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers 35-9011 200 16,920 16,630 17,060 16,350 17,470 18,580
    8.15 8.00 8.20 7.85 8.40 8.95
Dishwashers 35-9021 240 17,430 16,730 17,790 16,540 17,760 18,990
    8.40 8.05 8.55 7.95 8.55 9.15
Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop 35-9031 360 17,660 16,710 18,130 16,540 17,770 18,990
    8.50 8.05 8.70 7.95 8.55 9.15
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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.