Numbers of Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations in Abilene, TX

Occupation group

Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations

Year Number
2005 6,140
2006 6,380
2007 6,370
2008 6,460
2009 6,690
2010 5,990
2011 5,890
2012 6,270
2013 6,640
2014 7,410
2015 7,110
2016 7,150
2017 7,420
2018 7,340

Individual occupations

Chefs and Head Cooks

Year Number
2008 30
2014 30

First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers

Year Number
2005 670
2006 680
2007 590
2008 610
2009 520
2010 500
2011 410
2012 420
2013 450
2014 510
2015 590
2016 610
2017 560
2018 500

Cooks, Fast Food

Year Number
2005 310
2006 370
2007 380
2008 380
2009 370
2010 330
2011 250
2013 370
2014 490
2015 660
2016 410
2017 290

Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria

Year Number
2005 180
2006 200
2007 250
2008 290
2009 280
2010 260
2011 260
2012 260
2013 280
2014 370
2015 330
2016 340
2017 260
2018 170

Cooks, Restaurant

Year Number
2005 320
2006 270
2007 320
2008 400
2009 520
2010 400
2011 430
2012 370
2013 410
2014 360
2015 510
2016 500
2017 660
2018 540

Cooks, Short Order

Year Number
2015 90
2016 40

Food Preparation Workers

Year Number
2005 250
2006 250
2007 200
2008 340
2009 520
2013 100
2014 180
2015 490
2016 470
2017 600

Bartenders

Year Number
2005 120
2006 100
2007 110
2008 150
2009 210
2010 290
2011 240
2012 210
2013 170
2014 150
2015 250
2016 200
2017 220
2018 170

Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food

Year Number
2005 2,240
2006 2,550
2007 2,570
2008 2,290
2009 1,990
2010 1,460
2011 1,650
2012 2,460
2013 2,500
2014 2,400
2015 2,150
2016 2,540
2017 2,640
2018 2,450

Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop

Year Number
2005 110
2007 320
2009 120
2010 150
2011 150
2015 220

Waiters and Waitresses

Year Number
2005 1,010
2006 1,010
2007 1,030
2008 940
2009 1,280
2010 1,120
2011 1,230
2012 1,070
2013 1,130
2014 1,260
2015 1,000
2016 1,130
2017 1,260
2018 1,490

Food Servers, Nonrestaurant

Year Number
2005 140
2006 120
2007 50
2012 100
2013 70
2014 90
2015 80
2016 60
2017 90

Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers

Year Number
2005 220
2006 130
2007 170
2008 190
2009 160
2010 130
2011 130
2012 150
2013 220
2014 230
2015 210
2016 100
2017 100
2018 150

Dishwashers

Year Number
2005 270
2006 200
2007 180
2008 170
2009 210
2010 230
2011 260
2012 230
2013 240
2014 360
2015 290
2016 290
2017 230
2018 250

Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop

Year Number
2005 130
2006 160
2007 150
2008 120
2009 160
2010 180
2011 210
2012 150
2013 140
2014 210
2015 210
2016 160
2017 210
2018 190