Numbers of Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations in Bellingham, WA

Occupation group

Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations

Year Number
2005 8,080
2006 8,750
2007 8,910
2008 9,160
2009 8,780
2010 7,950
2011 7,900
2012 7,820
2013 7,840
2014 8,630
2015 8,570
2016 8,870
2017 8,830
2018 9,100

Individual occupations

Chefs and Head Cooks

Year Number
2006 80
2007 40
2008 40
2009 40
2010 50
2012 70
2013 60
2014 40
2015 60
2016 50
2017 70

First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers

Year Number
2005 280
2006 360
2007 470
2008 590
2009 540
2010 430
2011 340
2012 400
2013 540
2014 600
2015 640
2016 620
2017 630
2018 750

Cooks, Fast Food

Year Number
2005 130
2006 130

Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria

Year Number
2005 130
2006 110
2007 150
2008 200
2009 240
2010 210
2011 210
2012 220
2013 250
2014 300
2015 280
2016 360
2017 370
2018 300

Cooks, Restaurant

Year Number
2005 620
2006 640
2007 800
2008 910
2009 810
2010 580
2011 600
2012 530
2013 530
2014 550
2015 570
2016 900
2017 960
2018 980

Cooks, Short Order

Year Number
2008 40
2009 40
2010 100
2011 90
2012 80
2014 110
2015 100
2016 80

Cooks, All Other

Year Number
2005 30

Food Preparation Workers

Year Number
2005 500
2006 710
2007 480
2008 510
2009 360
2010 310
2011 260
2012 370
2013 460
2014 870
2015 910
2016 1,000
2017 510
2018 530

Bartenders

Year Number
2005 470
2006 440
2007 400
2008 270
2009 370
2010 630
2011 780
2012 650
2013 510
2014 510
2015 350
2016 420
2017 500
2018 480

Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food

Year Number
2005 1,580
2006 1,710
2007 1,500
2008 1,720
2009 1,900
2010 1,900
2011 1,910
2012 1,900
2013 1,860
2014 2,220
2015 2,260
2016 2,310
2017 2,390
2018 2,620

Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop

Year Number
2005 1,380
2006 1,540
2007 2,000
2008 1,700
2009 1,300
2010 850
2011 890
2012 870
2013 590
2014 580
2015 520
2018 500

Waiters and Waitresses

Year Number
2005 1,610
2006 1,720
2007 1,700
2008 1,770
2009 1,630
2010 1,410
2011 1,200
2012 1,510
2013 1,740
2014 1,700
2015 1,530
2016 1,550
2017 1,590
2018 1,830

Food Servers, Nonrestaurant

Year Number
2005 40
2006 50
2007 130
2008 210
2009 250
2010 230
2011 220
2012 210
2013 180
2014 130
2015 160
2016 150
2017 220
2018 160

Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers

Year Number
2005 310
2006 340
2007 360
2008 350
2009 370
2011 390
2012 250
2013 280
2015 250
2018 200

Dishwashers

Year Number
2005 480
2006 480
2007 470
2008 490
2009 460
2010 500
2011 480
2012 410
2013 340
2014 490
2015 560
2016 520
2017 480
2018 310

Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop

Year Number
2005 250
2006 250
2007 230
2008 150
2009 190
2010 220
2012 220
2014 150
2015 130
2016 180
2017 140