Numbers of Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations in Ames, IA

Occupation group

Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations

Year Number
2005 4,490
2006 4,540
2007 4,440
2008 4,470
2009 4,460
2010 4,180
2011 4,090
2012 4,080
2013 4,260
2014 4,230
2015 4,500
2016 4,670
2017 4,800
2018 4,650

Individual occupations

Chefs and Head Cooks

Year Number
2010 40
2012 90
2013 60
2014 40
2015 40
2016 50
2017 50

First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers

Year Number
2005 300
2006 280
2007 280
2008 260
2009 290
2010 230
2011 270
2012 280
2013 320
2014 280
2015 290
2016 310
2017 350
2018 390

Cooks, Fast Food

Year Number
2008 250
2012 200
2015 450
2016 540
2017 400

Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria

Year Number
2005 190
2006 240
2007 290
2008 280
2009 250
2010 220
2011 210
2012 220
2013 210
2014 200
2015 200
2016 210
2017 200
2018 230

Cooks, Restaurant

Year Number
2005 310
2006 300
2007 250
2008 300
2009 360
2010 340
2011 400
2012 320
2013 380
2014 240
2015 220
2016 210
2017 250
2018 340

Cooks, Short Order

Year Number
2014 130

Food Preparation Workers

Year Number
2005 390
2006 240
2007 410
2008 530
2009 360
2011 160
2012 240
2013 210
2014 200
2015 170
2016 150
2017 150
2018 110

Bartenders

Year Number
2005 170
2006 230
2007 180
2008 190
2009 160
2010 160
2011 180
2012 150
2013 220
2014 170
2015 200
2016 180
2017 210
2018 230

Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food

Year Number
2005 1,540
2006 1,370
2007 1,280
2008 1,060
2009 1,150
2010 1,440
2011 1,320
2012 1,170
2013 1,200
2014 1,090
2015 1,270
2016 1,600
2017 1,860
2018 1,770

Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop

Year Number
2005 150
2006 140
2007 150
2008 230
2009 210
2010 170
2011 130
2012 170
2013 140
2014 110

Waiters and Waitresses

Year Number
2005 660
2006 930
2007 930
2008 930
2009 970
2010 830
2011 800
2012 810
2013 880
2014 990
2015 1,020
2016 930
2017 780
2018 720

Food Servers, Nonrestaurant

Year Number
2005 130
2006 90
2007 70
2008 40
2009 100
2010 90
2011 100
2012 120
2013 130
2014 150
2015 90
2016 50
2018 130

Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers

Year Number
2007 50
2008 60
2010 50
2011 50
2012 80
2014 100
2015 90
2016 80
2017 90
2018 100

Dishwashers

Year Number
2005 160
2006 160
2007 100
2008 140
2009 150
2010 140
2011 120
2012 110
2013 80
2014 80
2015 90
2016 70
2017 70
2018 150

Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop

Year Number
2005 120
2006 140
2007 160
2008 130
2009 150
2010 150
2011 130
2012 80
2013 70
2014 130
2015 130
2016 120
2017 160
2018 250