Numbers of Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations in Columbus, GA-AL

Occupation group

Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations

Year Number
2005 12,300
2006 12,720
2007 12,490
2008 12,090
2009 11,640
2010 11,630
2011 11,720
2012 12,300
2013 12,640
2014 13,060
2015 13,020
2016 12,060
2017 12,130
2018 12,590

Individual occupations

Chefs and Head Cooks

Year Number
2007 110
2008 120
2009 140
2010 110
2011 110
2012 140
2013 100
2014 120
2015 90
2016 60
2017 50
2018 90

First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers

Year Number
2005 750
2006 800
2007 970
2008 1,060
2009 1,120
2010 930
2011 850
2012 970
2013 1,110
2014 1,130
2015 1,070
2016 1,010
2017 1,090
2018 1,180

Cooks, Fast Food

Year Number
2005 600
2006 900
2007 430
2008 560
2009 390
2010 640
2011 690
2012 820
2013 410
2014 430
2015 350
2016 520
2017 450
2018 370

Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria

Year Number
2005 770
2006 720
2007 670
2008 610
2009 810
2010 770
2011 860
2012 870
2015 1,340
2016 900
2017 790
2018 610

Cooks, Restaurant

Year Number
2005 990
2006 900
2007 960
2008 940
2009 1,020
2010 850
2011 860
2012 770
2013 810
2014 760
2015 1,060
2016 1,050
2017 1,150
2018 980

Cooks, Short Order

Year Number
2005 240
2006 260
2007 150
2008 190
2009 180
2010 280
2013 220
2014 250
2015 190
2017 80

Food Preparation Workers

Year Number
2005 720
2006 460
2007 610
2008 630
2009 670
2010 630
2011 460
2012 480
2013 430
2014 620
2015 950
2017 660
2018 470

Bartenders

Year Number
2005 240
2006 290
2007 230
2008 260
2009 250
2010 310
2011 300
2012 270
2013 350
2014 330
2015 290
2016 270
2017 340
2018 630

Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food

Year Number
2005 3,630
2006 3,870
2007 4,090
2008 3,720
2009 3,240
2010 3,020
2011 3,090
2012 3,040
2013 3,440
2014 3,570
2015 3,030
2016 2,900
2017 3,330
2018 4,420

Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop

Year Number
2005 300
2006 260
2007 190
2008 200
2009 130
2010 180
2011 130
2012 160
2013 140
2014 150
2017 630

Waiters and Waitresses

Year Number
2005 2,060
2006 2,340
2007 2,610
2008 2,320
2009 2,230
2010 2,020
2011 2,250
2012 2,510
2013 2,460
2014 2,520
2015 2,460
2016 2,060
2017 2,140
2018 2,020

Food Servers, Nonrestaurant

Year Number
2007 70
2008 110
2009 130
2010 170
2011 130
2012 160
2013 180
2014 170
2015 130
2016 240
2017 250
2018 210

Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers

Year Number
2010 760
2011 810
2012 820
2013 740

Dishwashers

Year Number
2005 550
2006 470
2007 400
2008 400
2009 410
2010 520
2011 510
2012 570
2013 430
2014 380
2015 280
2016 280
2017 270
2018 300

Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop

Year Number
2005 460
2006 450
2008 300
2009 280
2010 400
2011 390
2012 380
2013 440
2014 410
2015 410
2016 320
2017 310
2018 270