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 10,420 18,780 16,750 19,790 16,720 18,100 19,560
    9.05 8.05 9.50 8.05 8.70 9.40
Chefs and Head Cooks 35-1011 80 35,060 21,670 41,750 23,070 33,060 43,590
    16.85 10.40 20.05 11.10 15.90 20.95
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 35-1012 770 27,110 18,540 31,390 20,460 26,020 31,510
    13.05 8.90 15.10 9.85 12.50 15.15
Cooks, Fast Food 35-2011 N/A 18,480 16,840 19,300 16,790 18,170 19,570
    8.90 8.10 9.30 8.05 8.75 9.40
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 35-2012 1,410 19,310 16,800 20,560 17,350 19,340 21,990
    9.30 8.10 9.90 8.35 9.30 10.55
Cooks, Restaurant 35-2014 520 19,540 16,780 20,930 17,190 19,010 22,170
    9.40 8.05 10.05 8.25 9.15 10.65
Cooks, Short Order 35-2015 N/A 16,590 16,540 16,620 16,190 17,250 18,300
    8.00 7.95 8.00 7.80 8.30 8.80
Food Preparation Workers 35-2021 890 17,760 16,770 18,250 16,570 17,790 19,020
    8.55 8.05 8.80 7.95 8.55 9.15
Bartenders 35-3011 170 21,090 16,780 23,240 16,950 18,530 24,480
    10.15 8.05 11.15 8.15 8.90 11.75
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 35-3021 3,530 17,130 16,740 17,330 16,470 17,590 18,720
    8.25 8.05 8.35 7.90 8.45 9.00
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop 35-3022 70 18,560 16,750 19,470 16,690 18,030 19,380
    8.90 8.05 9.35 8.05 8.65 9.30
Waiters and Waitresses 35-3031 1,260 17,520 16,720 17,910 16,510 17,710 18,910
    8.40 8.05 8.60 7.95 8.50 9.10
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant 35-3041 180 21,200 16,730 23,440 16,830 18,320 21,470
    10.20 8.05 11.25 8.10 8.80 10.30
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers 35-9011 240 18,330 16,790 19,100 16,790 18,200 19,740
    8.80 8.05 9.20 8.05 8.75 9.50
Dishwashers 35-9021 240 17,610 16,790 18,010 16,610 17,860 19,110
    8.45 8.05 8.65 8.00 8.60 9.20
Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop 35-9031 260 17,310 16,730 17,610 16,470 17,620 18,770
    8.30 8.05 8.45 7.90 8.45 9.00
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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.