Maryland

Occupational Wage Estimates May 2017

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All selected industries

Maryland Statewide

 

Food Preparation and Serving-Related Occupations

Occupation Occ. code Est. empl. Mean wage Entry wage Exp. wage Median wage
Food Preparation and Serving-Related Occupations35-0000226,15025,496
12.26
19,243
9.25
28,622
13.76
21,610
10.39
Chefs and Head Cooks35-10112,33050,189
24.13
29,787
14.32
60,389
29.03
44,785
21.53
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers35-101218,10039,916
19.19
24,758
11.90
47,495
22.83
37,332
17.95
Cooks, Fast Food35-20116,63023,142
11.13
19,473
9.36
24,976
12.01
21,775
10.47
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria35-20124,59033,185
15.95
24,990
12.01
37,283
17.92
32,534
15.64
Cooks, Private Household35-2013 50,235
24.15
32,048
15.41
59,329
28.52
43,781
21.05
Cooks, Restaurant35-201417,98027,108
13.03
20,773
9.99
30,275
14.56
26,142
12.57
Cooks, Short Order35-20154,81024,884
11.96
19,495
9.37
27,579
13.26
23,435
11.27
Cooks, All Other35-201939028,601
13.75
21,939
10.55
31,932
15.35
25,820
12.41
Food Preparation Workers35-202116,74024,333
11.70
19,335
9.30
26,832
12.90
22,367
10.75
Bartenders35-301110,68024,493
11.78
19,038
9.15
27,221
13.09
19,600
9.42
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food35-302153,33022,190
10.67
19,295
9.28
23,638
11.36
20,734
9.97
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop35-3022 23,420
11.26
19,205
9.23
25,528
12.27
20,603
9.91
Waiters and Waitresses35-303141,63024,658
11.85
19,079
9.17
27,448
13.20
19,837
9.54
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant35-30416,12024,532
11.79
19,308
9.28
27,144
13.05
21,789
10.48
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers35-901111,27022,517
10.83
19,017
9.14
24,267
11.67
19,997
9.61
Dishwashers35-90219,07021,721
10.44
19,123
9.19
23,020
11.07
19,862
9.55
Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop35-90317,54022,418
10.78
19,228
9.24
24,013
11.54
20,458
9.84
Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other35-9099 24,827
11.94
21,193
10.19
26,644
12.81
23,293
11.20
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The 'Median Wage History' wages have been updated for any inflationary pressures through December 2017

Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation
Office of Workforce Information & Performance
Occupational Employment Statistics Program

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Last updated April 2018