Counter attendants, cafeteria, food concession, & coffee shop

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Total Workforce

188k

Average Age

25.6

Average Salary

$10,029

Average Male Salary

$10,886

Average Female Salary

$9,502

About

Counter attendants, cafeteria, food concession, & coffee shop are most often employed by the Restaurants & Food Services industry. The average yearly wage for Counter attendants, cafeteria, food concession, & coffee shop was $10,029 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Counter attendants, cafeteria, food concession, & coffee shop by wage are Hosts & hostesses, restaurant, lounge, & coffee shop, Lifeguards & other recreational, & all other protective service workers, and Ushers, lobby attendants, & ticket takers.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Counter attendants, cafeteria, food concession, & coffee shop are Gage Park, Garfield Ridge & West Lawn PUMA, IL, Stratford, Shelton, Trumbull, Newtown & Monroe Towns PUMA, CT, and Evansville City PUMA, IN. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Counter attendants, cafeteria, food concession, & coffee shop are Gage Park, Garfield Ridge & West Lawn PUMA, IL, Tulsa (North) & Owasso Cities PUMA, OK, and Evansville City PUMA, IN.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Counter attendants, cafeteria, food concession, & coffee shop and on wages and locations for those in the field. Restaurants & Food Services is the industry that employs the most Counter attendants, cafeteria, food concession, & coffee shop, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Counter attendants, cafeteria, food concession, & coffee shop, by average wage, is Hardware stores. Counter attendants, cafeteria, food concession, & coffee shop are paid most in Louisville/Jefferson County (North Central) PUMA, KY but are relatively concentrated in Gage Park, Garfield Ridge & West Lawn PUMA, IL.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$10,029

AVERAGE SALARY

± $972

In 2017, Counter attendants, cafeteria, food concession, & coffee shop earned an average of $10,029, $42,035 less than than the average national salary of $52,065.

Lifeguards & other recreational, & all other protective service workers make somewhat more than Counter attendants, cafeteria, food concession, & coffee shop while Hosts & hostesses, restaurant, lounge, & coffee shop make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Counter attendants, cafeteria, food concession, & coffee shop as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.448

WAGE GINI

In 2017, Counter attendants, cafeteria, food concession, & coffee shop had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.448, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Counter attendants, cafeteria, food concession, & coffee shop (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

This map shows the Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States shaded by average annual wage for Counter attendants, cafeteria, food concession, & coffee shop.

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Spatial Concentration

PUMAs with a Relatively High Concentration of Counter attendants, cafeteria, food concession, & coffee shop

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Counter attendants, cafeteria, food concession, & coffee shop.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Counter attendants, cafeteria, food concession, & coffee shop, by number of employees, are Restaurants & Food Services, Motion pictures & video industries, and Amusement & Recreation.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Counter attendants, cafeteria, food concession, & coffee shop, by average wage, are Hardware stores, Specialty food stores, and Grocery Stores.

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Industries by Share

188k

2017 Workforce

± 10,639

-4.9%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 8.31%

The number of people employed as Counter attendants, cafeteria, food concession, & coffee shop has been declining at a rate of -4.9%, from 197,697 people in 2016 to 188,019 people in 2017.

This graphic shows the share of Counter attendants, cafeteria, food concession, & coffee shop employed by various industries. Restaurants & Food Services employs the largest share of Counter attendants, cafeteria, food concession, & coffee shop at  78.2%, followed by Motion pictures & video industries with 7.66% and Amusement & Recreation with 2.82%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Counter attendants, cafeteria, food concession, & coffee shop in the US. The average age of male Counter attendants, cafeteria, food concession, & coffee shop in the workforce is 24.1 and of female Counter attendants, cafeteria, food concession, & coffee shop is 26.5, and the most common race/ethnicity for Counter attendants, cafeteria, food concession, & coffee shop is White.

Gender Composition

71.6k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 6,570

116k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 8,372

61.9% of Counter attendants, cafeteria, food concession, & coffee shop are Female, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Counter attendants, cafeteria, food concession, & coffee shop.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Counter attendants, cafeteria, food concession, & coffee shop

  1. White

  2. Black

  3. Asian

74.7% of Counter attendants, cafeteria, food concession, & coffee shop are White, making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 8.01% of Counter attendants, cafeteria, food concession, & coffee shop, Black is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Counter attendants, cafeteria, food concession, & coffee shop.

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Age by Gender

24.1

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 1.01

26.5

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 1

The median age of Counter attendants, cafeteria, food concession, & coffee shop is 25.6, and Male employees are generally 2.43 years younger than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Counter attendants, cafeteria, food concession, & coffee shop from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Counter attendants, cafeteria, food concession, & coffee shop is Business but a relatively high number of Counter attendants, cafeteria, food concession, & coffee shop hold a major in Liberal Arts & Humanities.

Majors

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Counter attendants, cafeteria, food concession, & coffee shop from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Counter attendants, cafeteria, food concession, & coffee shop need many skills, but most especially Service Orientation. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Counter attendants, cafeteria, food concession, & coffee shop need more than the average amount of Service Orientation, Equipment Maintenance, and Operation and Control.

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