Numbers of Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations in Akron, OH

Occupation group

Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations

Year Number
2005 29,880
2006 29,890
2007 30,220
2008 29,630
2009 29,360
2010 28,110
2011 27,660
2012 27,260
2013 28,530
2014 29,370
2015 30,160
2016 30,750
2017 30,620
2018 31,150

Individual occupations

Chefs and Head Cooks

Year Number
2005 130
2006 120
2007 130
2008 110
2009 110
2010 110
2011 100
2012 130
2013 160
2014 160
2015 170
2016 180
2017 220
2018 220

First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers

Year Number
2005 1,960
2006 2,020
2007 1,850
2008 1,760
2009 1,820
2010 1,950
2011 1,990
2012 2,070
2013 2,110
2014 2,070
2015 1,910
2016 1,930
2017 1,880
2018 2,290

Cooks, Fast Food

Year Number
2005 2,260
2006 2,710
2007 1,920
2008 1,640
2009 990
2010 1,120
2011 670
2012 970
2013 500
2014 950
2015 1,040
2016 1,180
2017 850

Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria

Year Number
2005 1,670
2006 1,490
2007 1,310
2008 1,250
2009 1,290
2010 1,220
2011 1,290
2012 1,190
2013 1,040
2014 1,100
2015 1,000
2016 940
2017 820
2018 910

Cooks, Restaurant

Year Number
2005 1,730
2006 1,630
2007 1,570
2008 1,620
2009 1,490
2010 1,540
2011 1,270
2012 1,590
2013 1,870
2014 2,250
2015 2,380
2016 2,020
2017 2,500
2018 2,200

Cooks, Short Order

Year Number
2005 840
2006 790
2007 750
2008 630
2009 520
2012 400
2013 300
2015 400
2016 600

Cooks, All Other

Year Number
2007 60
2008 80
2009 90
2010 50

Food Preparation Workers

Year Number
2005 2,240
2006 2,260
2007 1,980
2008 2,180
2009 1,990
2010 1,710
2011 1,380
2012 1,240
2013 1,230
2014 1,160
2015 1,100
2016 1,200
2017 1,310
2018 1,250

Bartenders

Year Number
2005 1,250
2006 1,740
2007 1,930
2008 1,710
2009 1,630
2010 1,330
2011 1,590
2012 1,510
2013 1,540
2014 1,680
2015 1,670
2016 1,510
2017 1,590
2018 1,430

Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food

Year Number
2005 7,360
2006 6,960
2007 8,870
2008 8,400
2009 9,460
2010 8,340
2011 9,760
2012 9,590
2013 10,710
2014 9,960
2015 11,030
2016 11,150
2017 10,660
2018 11,640

Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop

Year Number
2005 680
2006 840
2007 530
2008 610
2009 690
2011 920
2013 720
2014 820
2015 600
2017 1,130
2018 1,410

Waiters and Waitresses

Year Number
2005 6,050
2006 5,860
2007 6,040
2008 5,990
2009 5,740
2010 5,530
2011 4,930
2012 4,560
2013 4,890
2014 5,260
2015 5,820
2016 5,800
2017 5,610
2018 4,840

Food Servers, Nonrestaurant

Year Number
2005 1,030
2006 620
2007 550
2008 460
2009 520
2010 620
2011 610
2012 680
2013 710
2014 1,000
2015 920
2016 1,240
2017 1,010
2018 1,040

Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers

Year Number
2005 850
2006 940
2007 800
2008 920
2009 960
2010 860
2011 640
2012 590
2013 580
2014 460
2015 360
2016 450
2017 450
2018 430

Dishwashers

Year Number
2005 890
2006 900
2007 1,030
2008 1,180
2009 980
2010 910
2011 760
2012 840
2013 1,170
2014 1,120
2015 880
2016 680
2017 650
2018 670

Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop

Year Number
2005 680
2006 710
2007 830
2008 970
2009 1,010
2010 1,220
2011 1,180
2012 940
2013 900
2014 960
2015 840
2016 720
2017 1,090
2018 1,310

Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other

Year Number
2005 240
2006 250
2007 80
2008 120
2009 80
2010 80
2014 40
2015 60
2016 50
2017 50
2018 40