Miscellaneous food preparation & serving related workers, including dining room & cafeteria attendants & bartender helpers

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Total Workforce

341k

Average Age

32.8

Estimated Job Growth

9.2%

10-year projection

Average Salary

$13,785

Average Male Salary

$13,968

Average Female Salary

$13,519

About

Miscellaneous food preparation & serving related workers, including dining room & cafeteria attendants & bartender helpers are most often employed by the Restaurants & Food Services industry. The average yearly wage for Miscellaneous food preparation & serving related workers, including dining room & cafeteria attendants & bartender helpers was $13,785 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Miscellaneous food preparation & serving related workers, including dining room & cafeteria attendants & bartender helpers by wage are Food preparation workers, Combined food preparation & serving workers, including fast food, and Dishwashers.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Miscellaneous food preparation & serving related workers, including dining room & cafeteria attendants & bartender helpers are Hays County PUMA, TX, LA City (Central/Koreatown) PUMA, CA, and San Diego City (Central/Clairemont & Kearny Mesa) PUMA, CA. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Miscellaneous food preparation & serving related workers, including dining room & cafeteria attendants & bartender helpers are LA City (Central/Koreatown) PUMA, CA, Nueces County (Central)Corpus Christi City (North Central) PUMA, TX, and North Miami City (Southwest) & Golden Glades (West) PUMA, FL.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Miscellaneous food preparation & serving related workers, including dining room & cafeteria attendants & bartender helpers and on wages and locations for those in the field. Restaurants & Food Services is the industry that employs the most Miscellaneous food preparation & serving related workers, including dining room & cafeteria attendants & bartender helpers, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Miscellaneous food preparation & serving related workers, including dining room & cafeteria attendants & bartender helpers, by average wage, is Performing arts, spectator sports & related industries. Miscellaneous food preparation & serving related workers, including dining room & cafeteria attendants & bartender helpers are paid most in Plymouth, Marshfield, Scituate, Duxbury & Kingston Towns PUMA, MA but are relatively concentrated in LA City (Central/Koreatown) PUMA, CA.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$13,785

AVERAGE SALARY

± $798

In 2017, Miscellaneous food preparation & serving related workers, including dining room & cafeteria attendants & bartender helpers earned an average of $13,785, $38,279 less than than the average national salary of $52,065.

Food preparation workers make somewhat more than Miscellaneous food preparation & serving related workers, including dining room & cafeteria attendants & bartender helpers while Dishwashers make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Miscellaneous food preparation & serving related workers, including dining room & cafeteria attendants & bartender helpers as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.421

WAGE GINI

In 2017, Miscellaneous food preparation & serving related workers, including dining room & cafeteria attendants & bartender helpers had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.421, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Miscellaneous food preparation & serving related workers, including dining room & cafeteria attendants & bartender helpers (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 Miscellaneous food preparation & serving related workers, including dining room & cafeteria attendants & bartender helpers.

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Spatial Concentration

PUMAs with a Relatively High Concentration of Miscellaneous food preparation & serving related workers, including dining room & cafeteria attendants & bartender helpers

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Miscellaneous food preparation & serving related workers, including dining room & cafeteria attendants & bartender helpers.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Miscellaneous food preparation & serving related workers, including dining room & cafeteria attendants & bartender helpers, by number of employees, are Restaurants & Food Services, Elementary & secondary schools, and Traveler accommodation.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Miscellaneous food preparation & serving related workers, including dining room & cafeteria attendants & bartender helpers, by average wage, are Performing arts, spectator sports & related industries, Traveler accommodation, and Outpatient care centers.

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Industries by Share

341k

2017 Workforce

± 14,318

-2.36%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 6.05%

The number of people employed as Miscellaneous food preparation & serving related workers, including dining room & cafeteria attendants & bartender helpers has been declining at a rate of -2.36%, from 349,170 people in 2016 to 340,917 people in 2017.

This graphic shows the share of Miscellaneous food preparation & serving related workers, including dining room & cafeteria attendants & bartender helpers employed by various industries. Restaurants & Food Services employs the largest share of Miscellaneous food preparation & serving related workers, including dining room & cafeteria attendants & bartender helpers at  64%, followed by Elementary & secondary schools with 16.8% and Traveler accommodation with 4.48%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Miscellaneous food preparation & serving related workers, including dining room & cafeteria attendants & bartender helpers in the US. The average age of male Miscellaneous food preparation & serving related workers, including dining room & cafeteria attendants & bartender helpers in the workforce is 27.7 and of female Miscellaneous food preparation & serving related workers, including dining room & cafeteria attendants & bartender helpers is 40.3, and the most common race/ethnicity for Miscellaneous food preparation & serving related workers, including dining room & cafeteria attendants & bartender helpers is White.

Gender Composition

202k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 11,036

139k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 9,135

59.4% of Miscellaneous food preparation & serving related workers, including dining room & cafeteria attendants & bartender helpers are Male, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Miscellaneous food preparation & serving related workers, including dining room & cafeteria attendants & bartender helpers.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Miscellaneous food preparation & serving related workers, including dining room & cafeteria attendants & bartender helpers

  1. White

  2. Other

  3. Black

65.2% of Miscellaneous food preparation & serving related workers, including dining room & cafeteria attendants & bartender helpers are White, making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 12.3% of Miscellaneous food preparation & serving related workers, including dining room & cafeteria attendants & bartender helpers, Other is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Miscellaneous food preparation & serving related workers, including dining room & cafeteria attendants & bartender helpers.

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Age by Gender

27.7

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 0.717

40.3

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 1.1

The median age of Miscellaneous food preparation & serving related workers, including dining room & cafeteria attendants & bartender helpers is 32.8, and Male employees are generally 12.6 years younger than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Miscellaneous food preparation & serving related workers, including dining room & cafeteria attendants & bartender helpers from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Miscellaneous food preparation & serving related workers, including dining room & cafeteria attendants & bartender helpers is Business but a relatively high number of Miscellaneous food preparation & serving related workers, including dining room & cafeteria attendants & bartender helpers hold a major in Protective Services.

Majors

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Miscellaneous food preparation & serving related workers, including dining room & cafeteria attendants & bartender helpers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Miscellaneous food preparation & serving related workers, including dining room & cafeteria attendants & bartender helpers need many skills, but most especially Coordination, Service Orientation, and Social Perceptiveness. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Miscellaneous food preparation & serving related workers, including dining room & cafeteria attendants & bartender helpers need more than the average amount of Coordination, Service Orientation, and Troubleshooting.

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Growth Projections

Projections on wages and job growth for Miscellaneous food preparation & serving related workers, including dining room & cafeteria attendants & bartender helpers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 7.4%, but Miscellaneous food preparation & serving related workers, including dining room & cafeteria attendants & bartender helpers are expected to see a growth of 9.2% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow higher than the national average.

Job Growth

9.2%

ESTIMATED GROWTH

7.4%

NATIONAL AVERAGE

This line chart shows the 10-year projected employment growth (from 2016 to 2026) for Miscellaneous food preparation & serving related workers, including dining room & cafeteria attendants & bartender helpers. This profession is expected to grow faster than 7.4%, the average rate of national job growth.

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