Numbers of Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations in Birmingham-Hoover, AL

Occupation group

Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations

Year Number
2005 37,520
2006 38,760
2007 38,800
2008 38,250
2009 36,430
2010 34,120
2011 34,520
2012 35,620
2013 37,380
2014 39,290
2015 40,410
2016 41,600
2017 42,770
2018 45,330

Individual occupations

Chefs and Head Cooks

Year Number
2005 210
2006 170
2007 210
2008 190
2009 130
2010 90
2011 80
2012 150
2013 190
2014 220
2015 170
2016 170
2017 140
2018 180

First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers

Year Number
2005 3,430
2006 3,570
2007 3,610
2008 3,490
2009 3,330
2010 3,680
2011 3,910
2012 4,290
2013 4,020
2014 3,830
2015 4,080
2016 4,100
2017 4,310
2018 4,440

Cooks, Fast Food

Year Number
2005 1,940
2006 2,250
2007 2,790
2008 2,890
2009 3,600
2010 3,420
2011 3,110
2012 2,500
2013 2,550
2014 2,840
2015 2,680
2016 2,110
2017 1,800
2018 1,590

Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria

Year Number
2005 2,280
2006 1,810
2007 1,770
2008 1,780
2009 1,680
2010 1,420
2011 1,590
2012 1,520
2013 1,720
2014 1,770
2015 2,250
2016 2,860
2017 3,300
2018 3,330

Cooks, Restaurant

Year Number
2005 2,540
2006 2,820
2007 3,570
2008 3,510
2009 3,510
2010 3,400
2011 3,760
2012 4,120
2013 4,270
2014 4,380
2015 4,680
2016 4,580
2017 4,230
2018 3,830

Cooks, Short Order

Year Number
2005 730
2006 460
2007 470
2008 510
2009 300
2011 60
2012 50
2013 120
2018 180

Cooks, All Other

Year Number
2007 40
2013 70
2014 80
2015 30

Food Preparation Workers

Year Number
2005 2,710
2006 3,270
2007 3,170
2008 2,590
2009 2,230
2010 2,320
2011 2,820
2012 2,950
2013 2,710
2014 2,820
2015 2,320
2016 2,030
2017 1,450
2018 1,950

Bartenders

Year Number
2005 960
2006 1,160
2007 910
2008 830
2009 670
2010 650
2011 740
2012 730
2013 680
2014 880
2015 1,030
2016 1,160
2017 950
2018 1,050

Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food

Year Number
2005 10,810
2006 12,160
2007 10,690
2008 9,930
2009 9,080
2010 7,450
2011 7,440
2012 8,020
2013 9,720
2014 10,230
2015 10,770
2016 11,140
2017 13,770
2018 15,440

Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop

Year Number
2005 590
2006 600
2007 990
2008 950
2009 680
2010 490
2011 420
2012 450
2013 400
2014 720
2015 1,160
2016 1,410
2017 1,270

Waiters and Waitresses

Year Number
2005 7,820
2006 7,220
2007 7,030
2008 7,430
2009 7,230
2010 7,260
2011 7,030
2012 7,430
2013 7,230
2014 7,330
2015 7,120
2016 7,820
2017 7,730
2018 8,690

Food Servers, Nonrestaurant

Year Number
2005 420
2006 300
2007 370
2008 500
2009 730
2010 800
2011 790
2012 660
2013 500
2014 570
2015 380
2016 530
2017 590
2018 750

Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers

Year Number
2005 800
2006 860
2007 890
2008 1,030
2009 770
2010 550
2011 440
2012 420
2013 760
2014 670
2015 690
2016 540
2017 560
2018 650

Dishwashers

Year Number
2005 1,260
2006 1,190
2007 1,270
2008 1,370
2009 1,300
2010 1,260
2011 1,330
2012 1,500
2013 1,560
2014 1,700
2015 1,660
2016 1,340
2017 1,290
2018 1,130

Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop

Year Number
2005 840
2006 870
2007 980
2008 1,160
2009 1,060
2010 1,020
2011 930
2012 760
2013 880
2014 900
2015 980
2016 1,220
2017 1,100
2018 990

Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other

Year Number
2007 40
2008 70
2009 90
2010 90