Numbers of Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations in Colorado Springs, CO

Occupation group

Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations

Year Number
2005 24,330
2006 24,760
2007 24,570
2008 24,460
2009 23,860
2010 23,150
2011 24,300
2012 25,190
2013 25,410
2014 26,120
2015 26,370
2016 27,950
2017 27,780
2018 28,650

Individual occupations

Chefs and Head Cooks

Year Number
2005 220
2006 290
2007 200
2008 220
2009 190
2010 200
2011 170
2012 160
2013 160
2014 160
2015 210

First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers

Year Number
2005 1,580
2006 1,650
2007 1,660
2008 1,620
2009 1,550
2010 1,460
2011 1,530
2012 1,690
2013 1,960
2014 2,020
2015 2,030
2016 2,070
2017 2,010
2018 2,290

Cooks, Fast Food

Year Number
2005 400
2006 620
2007 540
2008 630
2009 600
2010 460
2011 450
2012 840
2016 1,100
2017 1,250
2018 860

Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria

Year Number
2005 710
2006 560
2007 500
2008 470
2009 770
2010 760
2011 820
2012 640
2013 650
2014 600
2015 960
2016 1,120
2017 1,180
2018 1,190

Cooks, Restaurant

Year Number
2005 2,350
2006 2,180
2007 2,220
2008 2,300
2009 2,330
2010 2,310
2011 2,260
2012 2,450
2013 2,620
2014 2,810
2015 2,940
2016 2,880
2017 2,970
2018 3,140

Cooks, Short Order

Year Number
2005 310
2006 380
2007 420
2008 280
2009 200
2011 270
2012 250
2013 210
2014 330
2015 250
2016 270

Food Preparation Workers

Year Number
2005 1,430
2006 1,520
2007 1,610
2008 1,340
2009 1,220
2010 1,060
2011 1,160
2012 1,060
2013 1,010
2014 910
2015 830
2016 760
2017 970
2018 950

Bartenders

Year Number
2005 1,130
2006 1,090
2007 1,000
2008 940
2009 1,020
2010 1,180
2011 1,140
2012 920
2013 850
2014 890
2015 970
2016 1,000
2017 1,160
2018 1,080

Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food

Year Number
2005 6,150
2006 6,490
2007 6,610
2008 6,770
2009 6,880
2010 6,740
2011 7,230
2012 8,660
2013 7,820
2014 7,890
2015 7,370
2016 7,810
2017 6,970
2018 7,490

Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop

Year Number
2005 590
2006 930
2007 1,300
2008 970
2009 540
2010 390
2011 730
2012 830
2014 400
2015 310
2016 470
2017 300
2018 360

Waiters and Waitresses

Year Number
2005 5,490
2006 5,530
2007 5,060
2008 5,770
2009 5,330
2010 5,220
2011 4,910
2012 4,730
2013 5,080
2014 5,360
2015 5,770
2016 6,140
2017 5,900
2018 5,640

Food Servers, Nonrestaurant

Year Number
2005 440
2006 500
2007 610
2008 530
2009 500
2010 310
2011 400
2012 430
2013 500
2014 720
2015 740
2016 800
2017 750
2018 770

Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers

Year Number
2005 930
2006 730
2007 730
2008 600
2009 760
2010 930
2011 1,210
2012 970
2013 950
2014 910
2015 820
2016 870
2017 780
2018 1,380

Dishwashers

Year Number
2005 1,510
2006 1,190
2007 1,040
2008 970
2009 1,020
2010 1,100
2011 1,100
2012 770
2013 540
2014 670
2015 870
2016 1,090
2017 930
2018 710

Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop

Year Number
2005 930
2006 990
2007 1,010
2008 980
2009 910
2010 750
2011 750
2012 610
2013 600
2014 700
2015 780
2016 1,010
2017 1,110
2018 1,380

Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other

Year Number
2005 110
2006 90
2007 60
2008 60
2009 50
2013 140
2014 120
2015 130
2016 90
2017 90
2018 160