Numbers of Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations in Bakersfield, CA

Occupation group

Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations

Year Number
2005 17,770
2006 18,550
2007 19,120
2008 19,430
2009 19,800
2010 19,060
2011 19,290
2012 19,630
2013 20,570
2014 20,950
2015 21,940
2016 22,890
2017 23,740
2018 24,060

Individual occupations

Chefs and Head Cooks

Year Number
2005 50
2006 40
2007 40
2009 50
2010 40
2011 60
2012 60
2013 70
2017 170
2018 160

First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers

Year Number
2005 1,270
2006 1,380
2007 1,320
2008 1,320
2009 1,330
2010 1,270
2011 1,390
2012 1,340
2013 1,270
2014 1,230
2015 1,540
2016 1,680
2017 1,440
2018 1,390

Cooks, Fast Food

Year Number
2005 2,200
2006 2,350
2007 2,570
2008 2,670
2009 2,560
2010 2,660
2011 2,400
2012 2,660
2013 2,420
2014 2,320
2015 2,040
2016 2,340
2017 2,480
2018 2,720

Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria

Year Number
2005 540
2006 380
2007 490
2008 660
2010 580
2011 380
2012 490
2013 550
2014 560
2015 490
2016 480
2017 670
2018 580

Cooks, Restaurant

Year Number
2005 930
2006 950
2007 930
2008 970
2009 950
2010 1,040
2011 1,360
2012 1,410
2013 1,490
2014 1,330
2015 1,490
2016 1,410
2017 1,330
2018 1,770

Cooks, Short Order

Year Number
2005 390
2006 270
2007 380
2008 340
2009 420
2011 300
2012 400
2013 350
2014 270
2015 160
2017 650

Cooks, All Other

Year Number
2011 30
2012 50

Food Preparation Workers

Year Number
2005 1,410
2006 1,760
2007 1,710
2008 1,930
2009 1,680
2010 1,500
2011 1,540
2012 1,280
2013 1,660
2014 1,640
2015 1,830
2016 1,520
2017 1,500
2018 1,380

Bartenders

Year Number
2005 550
2006 570
2007 590
2008 630
2009 560
2010 420
2011 380
2012 510
2013 500
2014 600
2015 520
2016 660
2017 540
2018 630

Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food

Year Number
2005 4,040
2006 4,300
2007 4,060
2008 4,520
2009 5,420
2010 5,190
2011 5,940
2012 5,910
2013 6,240
2014 6,570
2015 6,990
2016 8,090
2017 8,890
2018 7,990

Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop

Year Number
2005 1,430
2006 1,510
2007 1,790
2008 1,140
2009 910
2010 610
2012 340
2013 430
2014 360
2015 440
2016 370
2017 300
2018 690

Waiters and Waitresses

Year Number
2005 2,850
2006 2,730
2007 2,990
2008 2,970
2009 3,230
2010 3,220
2011 3,040
2012 2,860
2013 3,080
2014 3,140
2015 3,390
2016 3,170
2017 3,380
2018 3,450

Food Servers, Nonrestaurant

Year Number
2005 170
2006 280
2007 180
2009 280
2010 390
2011 200
2012 200
2013 330
2014 340
2015 300
2016 170
2017 200
2018 170

Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers

Year Number
2005 570
2006 550
2007 510
2008 450
2009 380
2010 370
2011 450
2012 760
2013 770
2014 930
2015 810
2016 770
2017 650
2018 670

Dishwashers

Year Number
2005 730
2006 710
2007 850
2008 930
2009 940
2010 930
2011 700
2012 720
2013 750
2014 850
2015 1,000
2016 1,000
2017 1,020
2018 990

Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop

Year Number
2005 600
2006 680
2007 640
2008 580
2009 450
2010 420
2011 440
2012 580
2013 570
2014 530
2015 650
2016 510
2017 450
2018 390

Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other

Year Number
2005 40
2008 30
2011 50
2012 80
2013 40
2017 70
2018 440