Numbers of Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

Occupation group

Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations

Year Number
2005 216,920
2006 223,240
2007 235,220
2008 242,380
2009 235,340
2010 229,300
2011 237,460
2012 253,190
2013 265,890
2014 281,400
2015 295,510
2016 316,080
2017 322,170
2018 322,880

Individual occupations

Chefs and Head Cooks

Year Number
2005 1,900
2006 1,390
2007 1,320
2008 1,840
2009 1,740
2010 1,490
2011 1,330
2012 1,310
2013 1,510
2014 1,880
2015 2,290
2016 2,370
2017 2,090
2018 1,820

First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers

Year Number
2005 19,670
2006 20,960
2007 22,600
2008 21,670
2009 19,320
2010 16,850
2011 16,920
2012 18,190
2013 19,810
2014 20,610
2015 21,750
2016 21,480
2017 22,730
2018 23,150

Cooks, Fast Food

Year Number
2005 8,060
2006 7,260
2007 7,310
2008 9,080
2009 10,070
2010 11,500
2011 9,910
2012 12,250
2013 11,030
2014 14,090
2015 15,530
2016 15,220
2017 13,360
2018 12,400

Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria

Year Number
2005 7,420
2006 5,190
2007 5,600
2008 5,580
2009 6,300
2010 7,210
2011 7,450
2012 6,710
2013 6,710
2014 7,050
2015 8,320
2016 9,280
2017 8,640
2018 8,450

Cooks, Restaurant

Year Number
2005 15,730
2006 17,490
2007 20,360
2008 22,440
2009 23,660
2010 22,100
2011 21,720
2012 21,620
2013 25,060
2014 25,570
2015 26,630
2016 29,780
2017 32,460
2018 32,600

Cooks, Short Order

Year Number
2005 3,420
2006 3,180
2007 2,010
2008 2,090
2009 2,950
2010 3,780
2011 3,580
2012 2,500
2013 3,930
2015 7,350
2016 6,210
2017 4,970
2018 4,830

Cooks, All Other

Year Number
2005 290
2009 100
2010 80
2012 410
2013 470
2015 90
2016 30
2017 200
2018 360

Food Preparation Workers

Year Number
2005 8,470
2006 7,700
2007 7,140
2008 8,170
2009 8,270
2011 10,710
2012 13,220
2013 13,370
2014 14,700
2015 15,030
2016 16,370
2017 14,500
2018 12,910

Bartenders

Year Number
2005 6,530
2006 6,040
2007 6,570
2008 7,020
2009 7,490
2010 7,440
2011 7,850
2012 8,300
2013 10,160
2014 10,330
2015 9,920
2016 9,870
2017 10,700
2018 10,620

Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food

Year Number
2005 64,290
2006 67,070
2007 73,080
2008 70,990
2009 65,280
2010 60,690
2011 66,310
2012 73,670
2013 72,760
2014 73,130
2015 78,250
2016 91,500
2017 102,120
2018 104,040

Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop

Year Number
2005 8,010
2006 9,280
2007 6,630
2008 7,430
2009 6,690
2010 7,680
2011 8,510
2012 10,860
2013 12,420
2014 11,990
2015 11,090
2016 9,940
2017 9,330
2018 9,220

Waiters and Waitresses

Year Number
2005 46,110
2006 48,430
2007 53,670
2008 54,920
2009 54,340
2010 53,110
2011 55,630
2012 55,660
2013 57,600
2014 60,010
2015 61,090
2016 64,060
2017 61,270
2018 62,930

Food Servers, Nonrestaurant

Year Number
2005 2,140
2006 2,420
2007 2,350
2008 1,850
2009 2,250
2010 2,460
2011 2,790
2012 2,890
2013 2,890
2014 3,500
2015 4,520
2016 6,150
2017 8,150
2018 7,470

Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers

Year Number
2005 8,610
2006 8,660
2007 9,460
2008 10,430
2009 9,500
2010 8,150
2011 7,800
2012 8,210
2013 8,570
2014 10,500
2015 11,200
2016 11,340
2017 10,060
2018 9,620

Dishwashers

Year Number
2005 7,220
2006 7,570
2007 8,160
2008 9,480
2009 8,860
2010 8,630
2011 8,620
2012 9,500
2013 10,590
2014 11,440
2015 10,770
2016 10,000
2017 8,540
2018 9,060

Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop

Year Number
2005 7,070
2006 8,250
2007 7,850
2008 8,690
2009 8,300
2010 7,630
2011 7,960
2012 7,750
2013 8,720
2014 9,280
2015 10,300
2016 11,030
2017 12,180
2018 11,740

Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other

Year Number
2005 2,000
2009 220
2010 100
2011 90
2012 160
2013 260
2017 880
2018 1,660