Numbers of Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations in Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD

Occupation group

Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations

Year Number
2005 98,070
2006 101,100
2007 101,120
2008 103,300
2009 101,850
2010 99,520
2011 100,280
2012 103,720
2013 106,300
2014 104,530
2015 106,070
2016 106,570
2017 111,990
2018 110,860

Individual occupations

Chefs and Head Cooks

Year Number
2005 1,320
2006 1,290
2007 1,330
2008 1,250
2009 1,440
2010 1,120
2011 1,280
2012 1,050
2013 1,390
2014 1,390
2015 1,290
2016 1,300
2017 1,260
2018 1,310

First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers

Year Number
2005 7,320
2006 8,060
2007 7,520
2008 7,760
2009 7,220
2010 6,730
2011 6,450
2012 6,940
2013 7,200
2014 7,470
2015 7,970
2016 8,980
2017 8,910
2018 9,130

Cooks, Fast Food

Year Number
2005 3,840
2006 3,460
2007 3,730
2008 4,120
2009 5,260
2010 4,850
2011 4,680
2012 4,220
2013 5,430
2014 4,380
2015 4,740
2016 3,270
2017 3,390
2018 2,910

Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria

Year Number
2005 2,250
2006 2,290
2007 2,280
2008 2,160
2009 2,290
2010 2,260
2011 2,410
2012 2,750
2013 2,610
2014 2,610
2015 2,120
2016 2,170
2017 2,200
2018 2,170

Cooks, Restaurant

Year Number
2005 7,290
2006 5,970
2007 5,730
2008 6,340
2009 5,620
2010 5,330
2011 5,260
2012 6,200
2013 6,610
2014 7,060
2015 8,730
2016 9,310
2017 9,380
2018 8,010

Cooks, Short Order

Year Number
2005 1,590
2006 1,710
2007 2,100
2008 1,850
2009 1,700
2010 2,320
2011 2,330
2012 2,770
2013 2,740
2014 2,580
2015 3,000
2016 2,010
2017 2,230
2018 1,170

Cooks, All Other

Year Number
2005 70
2006 60
2007 60
2008 100
2009 110
2010 90
2011 50
2012 80
2013 80
2014 100
2015 90
2016 160
2017 290
2018 330

Food Preparation Workers

Year Number
2005 6,860
2006 7,870
2007 8,170
2008 6,730
2009 6,700
2010 6,270
2011 7,470
2012 7,490
2013 8,350
2014 8,010
2015 8,990
2016 8,450
2017 8,750
2018 8,230

Bartenders

Year Number
2005 4,580
2006 5,130
2007 5,310
2008 5,220
2009 5,570
2010 4,840
2011 4,980
2012 4,530
2013 4,850
2014 5,340
2015 5,360
2016 5,500
2017 5,690
2018 5,360

Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food

Year Number
2005 19,780
2006 20,310
2007 20,450
2008 21,590
2009 20,590
2010 21,010
2011 20,380
2012 23,050
2013 21,890
2014 21,770
2015 20,050
2016 20,820
2017 22,880
2018 24,920

Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop

Year Number
2005 6,680
2006 9,630
2007 9,250
2008 9,620
2009 8,300
2010 7,380
2011 6,420
2012 6,620
2013 6,580
2014 4,520
2015 3,660
2016 4,510
2017 6,620
2018 7,400

Waiters and Waitresses

Year Number
2005 20,800
2006 20,630
2007 21,030
2008 21,350
2009 22,120
2010 22,040
2011 23,020
2012 22,330
2013 22,540
2014 21,930
2015 22,060
2016 22,210
2017 21,400
2018 21,040

Food Servers, Nonrestaurant

Year Number
2005 2,240
2006 2,320
2007 1,960
2008 1,880
2009 1,800
2010 2,110
2011 2,170
2012 2,270
2013 2,570
2014 3,130
2015 3,520
2016 3,380
2017 3,100
2018 2,680

Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers

Year Number
2005 5,500
2006 4,660
2007 4,730
2008 5,630
2009 5,560
2010 4,790
2011 4,230
2012 4,140
2013 4,130
2014 5,390
2015 5,470
2016 5,720
2017 5,770
2018 5,870

Dishwashers

Year Number
2005 4,080
2006 4,060
2007 4,010
2008 3,900
2009 4,000
2010 4,260
2011 5,040
2012 5,040
2013 5,510
2014 5,070
2015 4,790
2016 4,410
2017 4,740
2018 4,550

Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop

Year Number
2005 3,370
2006 3,080
2007 3,030
2008 3,520
2009 3,350
2010 3,710
2011 3,610
2012 3,760
2013 3,430
2014 3,070
2015 3,430
2016 3,470
2017 3,810
2018 3,740

Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other

Year Number
2005 510
2006 570
2007 430
2008 300
2009 220
2010 390
2011 480
2012 460
2013 390
2014 710
2015 790
2016 870
2018 2,030