Numbers of Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA

Occupation group

Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations

Year Number
2005 183,860
2006 190,290
2007 202,250
2008 206,650
2009 193,920
2010 186,560
2011 188,230
2012 197,110
2013 203,530
2014 214,020
2015 223,640
2016 238,240
2017 247,920
2018 250,410

Individual occupations

Chefs and Head Cooks

Year Number
2005 1,170
2006 1,150
2007 1,540
2008 2,080
2009 1,810
2010 1,330
2011 910
2012 1,540
2013 1,550
2014 2,810
2015 2,500
2016 2,870
2017 1,580
2018 1,300

First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers

Year Number
2005 14,550
2006 15,500
2007 16,340
2008 15,760
2009 14,050
2010 12,080
2011 12,500
2012 13,250
2013 15,300
2014 14,920
2015 14,890
2016 15,280
2017 17,270
2018 19,350

Cooks, Fast Food

Year Number
2005 13,270
2006 10,220
2007 9,960
2008 12,860
2009 11,840
2010 13,720
2011 10,640
2012 10,390
2013 9,760
2014 12,490
2015 13,810
2016 13,920
2017 11,910
2018 10,660

Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria

Year Number
2005 8,740
2006 7,000
2007 6,770
2008 4,580
2009 4,090
2010 3,450
2011 5,300
2012 8,260
2013 9,880
2014 10,290
2015 8,870
2016 7,830
2017 6,100
2018 5,300

Cooks, Restaurant

Year Number
2005 14,740
2006 14,610
2007 15,090
2008 16,260
2009 15,150
2010 14,170
2011 14,830
2012 17,680
2013 18,870
2014 18,500
2015 18,810
2016 19,920
2017 22,700
2018 24,210

Cooks, Short Order

Year Number
2005 2,030
2006 2,550
2007 2,580
2008 3,630
2009 4,930
2010 6,270
2011 6,220
2012 4,400
2013 2,710
2014 2,670
2015 3,640
2016 4,500
2017 3,790

Cooks, All Other

Year Number
2007 70
2008 110
2009 90
2012 280
2013 370
2014 270
2015 110
2018 170

Food Preparation Workers

Year Number
2005 18,650
2006 16,940
2007 17,330
2008 11,800
2009 11,730
2010 10,890
2011 10,860
2012 10,050
2013 11,610
2014 13,110
2015 15,200
2016 17,180
2017 18,850
2018 21,140

Bartenders

Year Number
2005 4,090
2006 4,330
2007 5,600
2008 5,360
2009 5,190
2010 3,760
2011 4,430
2012 4,800
2013 5,700
2014 6,500
2015 6,450
2016 7,040
2017 6,630
2018 7,010

Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food

Year Number
2005 38,950
2006 49,170
2007 58,720
2008 62,620
2009 56,340
2010 51,740
2011 53,460
2012 54,940
2013 55,080
2014 53,860
2015 57,710
2016 65,430
2017 75,970
2018 75,670

Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop

Year Number
2005 4,770
2006 5,070
2007 5,740
2008 5,370
2009 6,070
2010 4,640
2011 4,700
2012 3,560
2013 4,630
2014 6,760
2015 6,940
2016 7,000
2017 4,020
2018 3,590

Waiters and Waitresses

Year Number
2005 39,220
2006 41,290
2007 39,760
2008 40,160
2009 38,410
2010 39,640
2011 41,730
2012 44,190
2013 45,100
2014 46,260
2015 50,220
2016 49,890
2017 52,410
2018 52,160

Food Servers, Nonrestaurant

Year Number
2005 2,940
2006 1,870
2007 1,690
2009 3,120
2010 3,810
2011 2,890
2012 2,790
2013 2,660
2014 2,400
2015 2,140
2016 2,410
2017 2,700
2018 3,270

Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers

Year Number
2005 4,950
2006 5,050
2007 5,180
2008 5,510
2009 6,540
2010 6,110
2011 5,230
2012 5,420
2013 5,200
2014 5,090
2015 4,350
2016 5,510
2017 5,400
2018 5,720

Dishwashers

Year Number
2005 8,380
2006 8,130
2007 8,400
2008 8,860
2009 8,100
2010 8,320
2011 8,170
2012 8,250
2013 7,520
2014 9,330
2015 9,040
2016 9,670
2017 8,350
2018 8,680

Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop

Year Number
2005 6,270
2006 5,870
2007 6,240
2008 7,230
2009 5,890
2010 5,980
2011 5,940
2012 7,090
2013 7,160
2014 8,240
2015 8,390
2016 7,960
2017 8,130
2018 8,330

Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other

Year Number
2005 1,120
2006 1,480
2007 1,250
2008 1,080
2010 450
2011 220
2012 210
2013 450
2014 520
2015 560
2016 1,790
2017 2,000
2018 1,870