Numbers of Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations in Chattanooga, TN-GA

Occupation group

Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations

Year Number
2005 20,240
2006 19,750
2007 20,330
2008 21,060
2009 20,740
2010 19,980
2011 19,810
2012 19,840
2013 19,760
2014 20,710
2015 21,290
2016 22,370
2017 23,250
2018 24,200

Individual occupations

Chefs and Head Cooks

Year Number
2005 210
2006 130
2007 90
2008 130
2009 170
2010 130
2011 190
2014 150
2015 320
2016 300
2018 50

First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers

Year Number
2005 1,450
2007 2,050
2008 2,210
2009 1,620
2010 1,730
2011 1,480
2012 1,770
2013 1,500
2014 1,790
2015 1,430
2016 1,690
2017 1,620
2018 1,760

Cooks, Fast Food

Year Number
2005 1,750
2006 1,370
2007 930
2008 950
2009 1,270
2010 1,310
2011 1,460
2012 790
2013 830
2014 770
2015 790
2016 1,070
2017 640
2018 830

Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria

Year Number
2005 1,040
2006 860
2007 960
2008 630
2009 680
2010 580
2011 490
2012 520
2013 520
2014 610
2015 610
2016 610
2017 530
2018 560

Cooks, Restaurant

Year Number
2005 1,360
2006 1,330
2007 1,230
2008 1,100
2009 1,030
2010 1,360
2011 1,610
2012 1,910
2013 1,700
2014 1,790
2015 1,780
2016 1,850
2017 1,720
2018 2,130

Cooks, Short Order

Year Number
2005 320
2006 330
2007 280
2008 290
2011 70
2017 560
2018 980

Cooks, All Other

Year Number
2012 90

Food Preparation Workers

Year Number
2005 1,670
2006 1,760
2007 1,870
2008 1,720
2009 1,660
2010 1,470
2011 1,580
2012 1,450
2013 1,370
2014 830
2015 1,110
2016 1,660
2017 1,900
2018 1,840

Bartenders

Year Number
2005 380
2006 350
2007 390
2008 350
2009 180
2010 320
2011 490
2012 620
2013 550
2014 440
2015 370
2016 440
2017 460
2018 720

Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food

Year Number
2005 4,990
2006 4,960
2007 6,020
2008 7,010
2009 7,330
2010 5,910
2011 4,950
2012 4,690
2013 5,550
2014 6,360
2015 6,930
2016 5,780
2017 7,450
2018 7,620

Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop

Year Number
2005 990
2006 1,000
2007 650
2008 520
2009 520
2010 580
2011 500
2012 370
2013 280
2014 270
2015 570
2016 1,110
2017 1,060
2018 990

Waiters and Waitresses

Year Number
2005 3,500
2006 3,320
2007 3,490
2008 3,900
2009 3,990
2010 4,310
2011 4,690
2012 5,020
2013 4,740
2014 4,860
2015 4,590
2016 4,530
2017 4,440
2018 4,140

Food Servers, Nonrestaurant

Year Number
2005 300
2006 260
2007 210
2008 190
2009 210
2010 300
2011 500
2012 420
2013 430
2014 700
2015 770
2016 810
2017 500
2018 580

Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers

Year Number
2005 380
2006 410
2007 450
2008 470
2009 410
2010 370
2011 350
2012 340
2013 330
2014 380
2015 340
2016 330
2017 470
2018 290

Dishwashers

Year Number
2005 880
2006 860
2007 830
2008 950
2009 1,020
2010 990
2011 860
2012 720
2013 600
2014 620
2015 640
2016 740
2017 630
2018 670

Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop

Year Number
2005 570
2006 590
2007 570
2008 560
2009 440
2010 430
2011 440
2012 540
2013 640
2014 720
2015 670
2016 860
2017 800
2018 900

Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other

Year Number
2005 350
2009 50
2010 50
2013 30