Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2013

35-9099 Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other

All food preparation and serving related workers not listed separately.


National estimates for this occupation
Industry profile for this occupation
Geographic profile for this occupation

National estimates for this occupation: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this occupation:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
37,880 3.7 % $11.22 $23,330 1.1 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $8.14 $8.76 $9.94 $13.08 $16.81
Annual Wage (2) $16,920 $18,230 $20,680 $27,210 $34,960


Industry profile for this occupation: Top

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Restaurants and Other Eating Places 12,490 0.13 $9.91 $20,610
Traveler Accommodation 4,920 0.28 $12.28 $25,540
Special Food Services 3,500 0.57 $11.53 $23,970
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 2,090 0.04 $13.96 $29,050
Elementary and Secondary Schools 2,010 0.02 $12.18 $25,330

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Vending Machine Operators 320 0.84 $11.39 $23,690
Special Food Services 3,500 0.57 $11.53 $23,970
Traveler Accommodation 4,920 0.28 $12.28 $25,540
Amusement Parks and Arcades 500 0.28 $12.89 $26,810
Gambling Industries 310 0.23 $10.35 $21,530

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Outpatient Care Centers 90 0.01 $14.16 $29,450
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 1,150 0.04 $14.08 $29,280
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 2,090 0.04 $13.96 $29,050
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 40 (7) $13.42 $27,920
Management of Companies and Enterprises 60 (7) $13.00 $27,050


Geographic profile for this occupation: Top

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.





States with the highest employment level in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 5,830 0.40 1.39 $11.51 $23,940
Illinois 3,160 0.55 1.94 $11.14 $23,160
Florida 2,970 0.40 1.39 $12.74 $26,510
Nevada 2,420 2.10 7.36 $12.82 $26,670
Tennessee 2,060 0.76 2.67 $9.77 $20,330




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Nevada 2,420 2.10 7.36 $12.82 $26,670
Oregon 1,550 0.94 3.30 $11.99 $24,940
Tennessee 2,060 0.76 2.67 $9.77 $20,330
Hawaii 390 0.66 2.29 $12.18 $25,330
Illinois 3,160 0.55 1.94 $11.14 $23,160




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Massachusetts 750 0.23 0.81 $15.87 $33,000
Mississippi 60 0.05 0.19 $13.49 $28,060
Pennsylvania 530 0.09 0.33 $13.27 $27,610
Alaska (8) (8) (8) $13.03 $27,100
District of Columbia 220 0.34 1.17 $12.89 $26,810





Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 2,340 0.63 2.21 $11.51 $23,930
Las Vegas-Paradise, NV 2,130 2.53 8.87 $13.13 $27,320
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 1,930 0.49 1.70 $10.87 $22,620
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 990 0.55 1.94 $11.03 $22,940
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA Metropolitan Division 790 0.54 1.89 $10.18 $21,170
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 680 0.66 2.30 $12.43 $25,840
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL 620 0.59 2.07 $12.49 $25,970
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 590 0.33 1.15 $9.64 $20,050
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 560 0.24 0.83 $11.35 $23,610
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, CA Metropolitan Division 520 0.49 1.73 $15.45 $32,140




Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Corvallis, OR 90 2.83 9.90 $11.35 $23,600
Las Vegas-Paradise, NV 2,130 2.53 8.87 $13.13 $27,320
Salisbury, MD 120 2.43 8.52 $8.84 $18,390
Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ 260 1.95 6.83 $10.16 $21,140
Bend, OR 100 1.61 5.64 $12.55 $26,090
Salem, OR 220 1.52 5.33 $11.33 $23,560
Peoria, IL 250 1.40 4.91 $9.50 $19,760
Lafayette, LA 210 1.35 4.72 $11.07 $23,020
Reno-Sparks, NV 230 1.18 4.13 $9.63 $20,040
Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton, NJ 50 0.94 3.28 $10.78 $22,410




Top paying metropolitan areas for this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Naples-Marco Island, FL (8) (8) (8) $16.17 $33,640
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, CA Metropolitan Division 520 0.49 1.73 $15.45 $32,140
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ (8) (8) (8) $15.10 $31,400
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL (8) (8) (8) $14.94 $31,080
Camden, NJ Metropolitan Division 350 0.71 2.47 $14.61 $30,380
Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division 170 0.09 0.33 $14.30 $29,730
Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville, CA 130 0.15 0.53 $14.17 $29,480
Ann Arbor, MI 130 0.65 2.27 $13.88 $28,870
Richmond, VA 60 0.10 0.34 $13.83 $28,770
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL (8) (8) (8) $13.82 $28,740

Nonmetropolitan areas with the highest employment in this occupation:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area 130 0.90 3.15 $12.18 $25,340
Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area 110 0.70 2.46 $13.44 $27,960
Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area 80 1.21 4.24 $11.42 $23,760
Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area 60 0.63 0.00 $10.63 $22,110
Southern Oregon & Linn County nonmetropolitan area 60 0.63 2.21 $10.61 $22,080

Nonmetropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area 80 1.21 4.24 $11.42 $23,760
Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area 130 0.90 3.15 $12.18 $25,340
Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area 110 0.70 2.46 $13.44 $27,960
Southern Vermont nonmetropolitan area 60 0.63 0.00 $10.63 $22,110
Southern Oregon & Linn County nonmetropolitan area 60 0.63 2.21 $10.61 $22,080

Top paying nonmetropolitan areas for this occupation:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area 40 0.23 0.82 $15.76 $32,780
North Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area (8) (8) (8) $13.73 $28,560
Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area 110 0.70 2.46 $13.44 $27,960
Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area 130 0.90 3.15 $12.18 $25,340
Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area 80 1.21 4.24 $11.42 $23,760


About May 2013 National, State, Metropolitan, and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

These estimates are calculated with data collected from employers in all industry sectors, all metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas, and all states and the District of Columbia. The top employment and wage figures are provided above. The complete list is available in the downloadable XLS files.

The percentile wage estimate is the value of a wage below which a certain percent of workers fall. The median wage is the 50th percentile wage estimate--50 percent of workers earn less than the median and 50 percent of workers earn more than the median. More about percentile wages.


(1) Estimates for detailed occupations do not sum to the totals because the totals include occupations not shown separately. Estimates do not include self-employed workers.

(2) Annual wages have been calculated by multiplying the hourly mean wage by a "year-round, full-time" hours figure of 2,080 hours; for those occupations where there is not an hourly mean wage published, the annual wage has been directly calculated from the reported survey data.

(3) The relative standard error (RSE) is a measure of the reliability of a survey statistic. The smaller the relative standard error, the more precise the estimate.

(7) The value is less than .005 percent of industry employment.

(8) Estimate not released.

(9) The location quotient is the ratio of the area concentration of occupational employment to the national average concentration. A location quotient greater than one indicates the occupation has a higher share of employment than average, and a location quotient less than one indicates the occupation is less prevalent in the area than average.


Other OES estimates and related information:

May 2013 National Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2013 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2013 Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2013 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2013 Occupation Profiles

Technical Notes

 

Last Modified Date: April 1, 2014