Numbers of Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations in Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC

Occupation group

Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations

Year Number
2005 59,250
2006 63,030
2007 68,100
2008 69,320
2009 68,330
2010 67,040
2011 71,480
2012 74,870
2013 77,000
2014 80,330
2015 98,730
2016 103,640
2017 108,400
2018 112,320

Individual occupations

Chefs and Head Cooks

Year Number
2005 570
2006 560
2007 550
2008 850
2009 900
2010 820
2011 620
2012 680
2013 660
2014 830
2015 700
2016 650
2017 490
2018 690

First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers

Year Number
2005 5,210
2006 5,970
2007 6,050
2008 5,650
2009 5,360
2010 5,460
2011 6,150
2012 6,670
2013 6,480
2014 6,480
2015 7,870
2016 8,530
2017 8,930
2018 9,430

Cooks, Fast Food

Year Number
2005 2,390
2006 2,420
2007 1,800
2008 1,640
2009 1,010
2010 900
2011 860
2012 1,260
2013 1,090
2014 1,220
2015 2,530
2016 3,010
2017 1,970
2018 2,540

Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria

Year Number
2005 1,160
2006 1,180
2007 1,360
2008 1,550
2009 1,600
2010 1,300
2011 1,010
2012 1,010
2013 1,210
2014 1,340
2015 1,570
2016 1,400
2017 1,710
2018 2,110

Cooks, Restaurant

Year Number
2005 4,370
2006 4,760
2007 5,690
2008 5,840
2009 7,360
2010 6,990
2011 7,190
2012 6,310
2013 7,020
2014 7,920
2015 10,030
2016 10,550
2017 12,470
2018 13,740

Cooks, Short Order

Year Number
2005 1,490
2006 1,270
2007 1,270
2008 1,980
2012 870
2013 740
2014 770
2015 880
2016 820
2017 720

Food Preparation Workers

Year Number
2005 5,280
2006 5,020
2007 5,670
2008 6,650
2009 5,810
2010 5,210
2011 4,290
2012 4,140
2013 3,530
2014 3,710
2015 4,650
2016 4,510
2017 5,040
2018 5,070

Bartenders

Year Number
2005 1,660
2006 1,690
2007 1,960
2008 2,080
2009 2,070
2010 2,120
2011 2,330
2012 2,160
2013 2,530
2014 2,580
2015 3,050
2016 3,360
2017 3,360
2018 3,840

Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food

Year Number
2005 15,240
2006 16,600
2007 19,240
2008 18,300
2009 17,510
2010 18,380
2011 22,720
2012 24,690
2013 24,570
2014 25,380
2015 32,510
2016 36,620
2017 38,430
2018 38,280

Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop

Year Number
2005 2,150
2006 2,580
2007 2,940
2008 2,310
2009 2,060
2010 1,700
2011 1,820
2012 2,400
2013 3,260
2014 3,720
2015 3,770
2016 3,160
2017 2,650
2018 1,980

Waiters and Waitresses

Year Number
2005 12,730
2006 13,790
2007 14,540
2008 15,240
2009 15,030
2010 14,640
2011 15,560
2012 16,040
2013 16,580
2014 17,320
2015 20,740
2016 21,020
2017 22,010
2018 22,780

Food Servers, Nonrestaurant

Year Number
2005 850
2006 720
2007 660
2008 710
2009 1,010
2010 890
2011 890
2012 1,010
2013 1,240
2014 1,250
2015 1,350
2016 1,050
2017 1,620
2018 1,890

Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers

Year Number
2005 1,660
2006 1,750
2007 1,350
2008 1,310
2009 1,210
2010 1,320
2011 1,470
2012 1,870
2013 2,200
2014 2,360
2015 2,580
2016 2,340
2017 1,600
2018 2,140

Dishwashers

Year Number
2005 2,000
2006 2,090
2007 2,240
2008 2,680
2009 3,260
2010 3,410
2011 3,260
2012 3,020
2013 2,620
2014 2,490
2015 3,110
2016 3,020
2017 3,430
2018 3,050

Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop

Year Number
2005 2,440
2006 2,590
2007 2,740
2008 2,450
2009 2,210
2010 1,860
2011 2,650
2012 2,690
2013 3,220
2014 2,910
2015 3,360
2016 3,530
2017 3,820
2018 4,030

Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other

Year Number
2005 50
2006 40
2011 70
2016 60
2017 120
2018 160