Numbers of Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations in Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA

Occupation group

Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations

Year Number
2005 6,050
2006 6,260
2007 6,420
2008 6,840
2009 6,770
2010 6,600
2011 6,380
2012 6,800
2013 6,810
2014 6,680
2015 7,010
2016 6,970
2017 6,630
2018 6,570

Individual occupations

Chefs and Head Cooks

Year Number
2013 30
2018 30

First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers

Year Number
2005 430
2006 400
2007 410
2008 510
2009 560
2010 520
2011 460
2012 500
2013 550
2014 500
2015 500
2016 490
2017 560
2018 600

Cooks, Fast Food

Year Number
2006 520
2007 470
2008 380
2009 210
2010 300
2017 430
2018 480

Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria

Year Number
2005 220
2006 160
2007 150
2008 180
2009 230
2010 190
2011 250
2012 220
2013 230
2014 110
2015 110
2016 120
2017 130
2018 130

Cooks, Restaurant

Year Number
2005 520
2006 410
2007 380
2008 410
2009 550
2010 570
2011 660
2012 630
2013 550
2014 400
2015 400
2016 440
2017 480
2018 540

Cooks, Short Order

Year Number
2006 40
2007 140
2008 180
2009 220

Food Preparation Workers

Year Number
2005 360
2006 430
2007 400
2008 310
2009 310
2010 230
2011 210
2012 250
2013 350
2015 360
2016 300
2017 290
2018 370

Bartenders

Year Number
2005 90
2006 150
2007 100
2008 140
2009 160
2010 150
2011 150
2012 240
2013 240
2014 200
2015 200
2016 230
2017 250
2018 270

Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food

Year Number
2005 1,710
2006 1,980
2007 2,120
2008 1,960
2009 1,950
2010 1,830
2011 2,090
2012 2,410
2013 3,060
2014 3,350
2015 3,180
2016 2,970
2017 2,050
2018 1,940

Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop

Year Number
2007 240
2008 680
2017 230
2018 200

Waiters and Waitresses

Year Number
2005 1,650
2006 1,330
2007 1,340
2008 1,330
2009 1,310
2010 1,200
2011 1,240
2012 1,300
2013 1,070
2014 930
2015 1,100
2016 1,090
2017 1,300
2018 1,250

Food Servers, Nonrestaurant

Year Number
2007 120
2008 90
2009 120
2010 100
2011 80
2012 60
2013 80
2014 120
2015 140
2016 160
2017 110

Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers

Year Number
2005 30
2006 60
2007 40
2009 150
2011 210
2012 140
2013 150
2016 130
2017 120
2018 150

Dishwashers

Year Number
2005 230
2006 190
2007 290
2008 310
2009 290
2010 250
2011 190
2012 160
2013 110
2014 130
2016 180
2017 200
2018 200

Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop

Year Number
2005 200
2006 170
2007 180
2008 240
2009 240
2010 320
2011 260
2012 300
2013 270
2014 240
2015 250
2016 320
2017 280
2018 310