Numbers of Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations in Columbia, MO

Occupation group

Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations

Year Number
2005 7,600
2006 8,190
2007 8,600
2008 8,690
2009 8,830
2010 9,040
2011 8,970
2012 9,090
2013 9,190
2014 9,450
2015 9,770
2016 10,460
2017 11,000
2018 10,800

Individual occupations

Chefs and Head Cooks

Year Number
2005 30
2006 40
2007 50
2008 50
2009 40
2013 60
2014 50
2015 80
2016 80
2017 100
2018 50

First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers

Year Number
2005 440
2006 370
2007 380
2008 470
2009 550
2010 610
2011 580
2012 520
2013 700
2014 900
2015 950
2016 880
2017 790
2018 690

Cooks, Fast Food

Year Number
2005 420
2006 390
2007 320
2011 570
2012 540
2013 380
2014 320
2017 310
2018 610

Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria

Year Number
2005 340
2006 290
2007 230
2008 220
2009 230
2010 260
2011 320
2012 400
2013 600
2014 700
2015 650
2016 560
2017 570
2018 450

Cooks, Restaurant

Year Number
2005 890
2006 880
2007 890
2008 790
2009 760
2010 610
2011 730
2012 920
2013 920
2014 870
2015 1,050
2016 1,210
2017 1,380
2018 1,240

Cooks, Short Order

Year Number
2006 130
2007 190
2008 230
2016 50
2017 60

Cooks, All Other

Year Number
2007 40

Food Preparation Workers

Year Number
2006 260
2007 260
2008 440
2009 460
2010 460
2011 420
2012 370
2013 620
2014 560
2015 560
2016 320
2017 460
2018 410

Bartenders

Year Number
2005 390
2006 470
2007 440
2008 350
2009 340
2010 300
2011 260
2012 330
2013 280
2014 330
2015 290
2016 380
2017 480
2018 430

Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food

Year Number
2005 1,700
2006 1,830
2007 2,310
2008 2,480
2009 2,440
2010 2,690
2011 2,610
2012 2,360
2013 2,090
2014 2,280
2015 2,460
2016 3,460
2017 2,940
2018 3,050

Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop

Year Number
2005 260
2006 350
2007 290
2010 270
2011 340
2012 270
2013 260
2014 200
2015 350
2016 320

Waiters and Waitresses

Year Number
2005 2,040
2006 2,300
2007 2,350
2008 2,340
2009 2,250
2010 2,030
2011 1,900
2012 2,300
2013 2,400
2014 2,330
2015 1,960
2016 1,760
2017 2,320
2018 2,440

Food Servers, Nonrestaurant

Year Number
2008 50
2009 50
2010 130
2012 130
2013 90
2014 100
2016 90
2017 180
2018 170

Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers

Year Number
2005 190
2006 180
2007 140
2008 240
2009 280
2010 330
2012 230
2013 180
2014 150
2015 240
2016 210
2017 250
2018 220

Dishwashers

Year Number
2005 270
2006 310
2007 310
2008 300
2009 310
2010 310
2011 410
2012 340
2013 360
2014 330
2015 370
2016 270
2017 400
2018 480

Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop

Year Number
2005 290
2006 300
2007 350
2008 330
2009 440
2010 410
2011 280
2012 280
2013 230
2014 300
2015 430
2016 530
2017 400
2018 350

Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other

Year Number
2018 50