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 16,420 18,770 16,740 19,780 16,730 18,130 19,660
    9.00 8.05 9.50 8.05 8.70 9.45
Chefs and Head Cooks 35-1011 120 30,750 16,780 37,740 17,850 31,680 39,050
    14.80 8.05 18.15 8.60 15.25 18.75
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 35-1012 1,000 26,330 18,000 30,500 19,570 23,250 30,490
    12.65 8.65 14.65 9.40 11.20 14.65
Cooks, Fast Food 35-2011 510 17,190 16,820 17,380 16,530 17,670 18,810
    8.25 8.10 8.35 7.95 8.50 9.05
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 35-2012 1,180 20,140 16,790 21,810 17,570 19,880 22,830
    9.70 8.05 10.50 8.45 9.55 10.95
Cooks, Restaurant 35-2014 2,150 19,690 16,730 21,170 17,260 19,190 22,400
    9.45 8.05 10.20 8.30 9.20 10.75
Cooks, Short Order 35-2015 N/A 17,780 16,600 18,370 16,380 17,570 18,760
    8.55 8.00 8.85 7.90 8.45 9.00
Cooks, All Other 35-2019 30 17,670 16,690 18,160 16,610 17,940 19,260
    8.50 8.05 8.75 8.00 8.60 9.25
Food Preparation Workers 35-2021 2,110 18,090 16,860 18,700 16,660 17,910 19,160
    8.70 8.10 9.00 8.00 8.60 9.20
Bartenders 35-3011 370 17,700 16,710 18,200 16,490 17,680 18,870
    8.50 8.05 8.75 7.95 8.50 9.05
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 35-3021 2,560 17,390 16,670 17,750 16,440 17,630 18,810
    8.35 8.00 8.55 7.90 8.50 9.05
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop 35-3022 670 17,010 16,900 17,060 16,530 17,610 18,690
    8.20 8.10 8.20 7.95 8.45 9.00
Waiters and Waitresses 35-3031 3,770 18,200 16,720 18,930 16,660 18,000 19,360
    8.75 8.05 9.10 8.00 8.65 9.30
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant 35-3041 250 17,380 16,740 17,700 16,520 17,690 18,860
    8.35 8.05 8.50 7.95 8.50 9.05
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers 35-9011 230 16,940 16,710 17,050 16,390 17,480 18,570
    8.15 8.05 8.20 7.90 8.40 8.95
Dishwashers 35-9021 740 17,080 16,620 17,300 16,360 17,500 18,640
    8.20 8.00 8.30 7.85 8.40 8.95
Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop 35-9031 470 17,110 16,780 17,270 16,480 17,600 18,710
    8.20 8.05 8.30 7.95 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.