Numbers of Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations in Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL

Occupation group

Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations

Year Number
2005 20,660
2006 21,750
2007 22,780
2008 22,970
2009 23,030
2010 23,450
2011 24,990
2012 26,760
2013 27,650
2014 30,430
2015 33,490
2016 33,510
2017 33,450
2018 32,880

Individual occupations

Chefs and Head Cooks

Year Number
2005 380
2006 280
2007 290
2008 250
2009 230
2010 190
2011 190
2012 230
2013 220
2014 290
2015 370
2016 370
2017 350
2018 520

First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers

Year Number
2005 1,120
2006 1,310
2007 1,460
2008 1,540
2009 1,710
2010 1,740
2011 1,600
2012 1,530
2013 1,760
2014 2,060
2015 2,350
2016 2,510
2017 2,300
2018 2,510

Cooks, Fast Food

Year Number
2005 700
2006 730
2007 650
2008 580
2009 700
2010 1,030
2011 1,420
2012 1,060
2013 770
2016 280
2017 410

Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria

Year Number
2005 270
2006 290
2007 310
2008 330
2009 350
2010 330
2011 340
2012 310
2013 380
2014 420
2015 410
2016 420
2017 430
2018 460

Cooks, Restaurant

Year Number
2005 1,650
2006 2,060
2007 2,260
2008 2,500
2009 2,390
2010 2,740
2011 2,520
2012 2,720
2013 2,710
2014 3,030
2015 3,750
2016 3,620
2017 3,970
2018 4,100

Cooks, Short Order

Year Number
2005 270
2006 110
2007 350
2008 400
2009 570
2010 320
2011 300
2012 140
2013 100
2014 80
2015 120
2016 80
2017 100
2018 60

Food Preparation Workers

Year Number
2005 1,350
2006 1,540
2007 1,760
2008 2,100
2009 1,920
2010 1,420
2011 1,420
2012 1,700
2013 1,730
2014 2,400
2015 2,610
2016 2,900
2017 2,640
2018 2,500

Bartenders

Year Number
2005 1,070
2006 960
2007 770
2008 940
2009 1,080
2010 1,300
2011 1,340
2012 1,470
2013 1,470
2014 1,640
2015 1,660
2016 1,910
2017 2,050
2018 2,010

Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food

Year Number
2005 3,710
2006 4,070
2007 4,280
2008 3,680
2009 3,690
2010 3,900
2011 4,590
2012 5,850
2013 6,740
2014 7,100
2015 6,460
2016 6,400
2017 6,690
2018 6,780

Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop

Year Number
2005 1,530
2006 1,560
2007 1,110
2008 1,130
2009 840
2010 820
2011 860
2012 370
2014 850
2015 1,650
2016 1,530
2017 1,300
2018 740

Waiters and Waitresses

Year Number
2005 5,750
2006 6,120
2007 6,740
2008 6,480
2009 6,240
2010 6,030
2011 6,120
2012 6,910
2013 7,200
2014 8,250
2015 9,370
2016 9,100
2017 8,610
2018 8,290

Food Servers, Nonrestaurant

Year Number
2006 360
2007 360
2008 360
2009 340
2010 350
2011 450
2012 370
2013 360
2014 420
2015 480
2016 340
2017 480

Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers

Year Number
2005 560
2006 620
2007 560
2008 700
2009 770
2010 820
2012 1,380
2013 1,220
2014 1,250
2015 1,280
2016 1,560
2017 1,400
2018 1,730

Dishwashers

Year Number
2005 1,000
2006 960
2007 1,070
2008 1,150
2009 1,190
2010 1,330
2011 1,390
2012 1,470
2013 1,390
2014 1,280
2015 1,190
2016 1,120
2017 1,330
2018 1,460

Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop

Year Number
2005 660
2006 710
2007 700
2008 710
2009 900
2010 1,050
2011 1,140
2012 1,220
2013 1,160
2014 1,280
2015 1,370
2016 1,250
2017 1,270
2018 1,020

Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other

Year Number
2005 70
2006 60
2007 60
2008 110
2009 90
2010 90
2011 40
2012 40
2014 50
2015 120
2016 110
2017 90
2018 30