Numbers of Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations in Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division

Occupation group

Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations

Year Number
2005 147,620
2006 153,270
2007 160,660
2008 167,130
2009 161,750
2010 159,120
2011 163,200
2012 172,130
2013 180,440
2014 192,790
2015 202,160
2016 219,030
2017 224,220

Individual occupations

Chefs and Head Cooks

Year Number
2005 1,570
2006 1,110
2007 1,030
2008 1,330
2009 1,130
2010 920
2011 830
2012 1,010
2013 1,110
2014 1,440
2015 1,520
2016 1,900
2017 1,670

First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers

Year Number
2005 12,760
2006 13,660
2007 14,730
2008 14,290
2009 12,900
2010 11,590
2011 11,680
2012 12,020
2013 13,290
2014 13,850
2015 14,640
2016 14,590
2017 15,440

Cooks, Fast Food

Year Number
2005 5,940
2006 4,990
2007 5,240
2008 6,960
2009 7,260
2010 8,070
2011 6,470
2012 7,410
2013 4,910
2014 7,700
2015 8,620
2016 9,740
2017 8,020

Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria

Year Number
2005 5,430
2006 3,520
2007 3,460
2008 3,460
2009 3,770
2010 5,160
2011 5,090
2012 4,620
2013 4,410
2014 4,880
2015 5,720
2016 5,960
2017 5,390

Cooks, Restaurant

Year Number
2005 9,960
2006 11,540
2007 13,220
2008 15,030
2009 16,680
2010 15,860
2011 16,140
2012 15,310
2013 17,200
2014 17,290
2015 18,070
2016 20,000
2017 22,420

Cooks, Short Order

Year Number
2005 2,960
2006 2,680
2007 1,440
2008 1,440
2010 2,890
2011 2,620
2012 1,760
2013 3,330
2015 6,160
2016 5,220
2017 3,670

Cooks, All Other

Year Number
2005 170
2006 160
2009 90
2010 70
2012 380
2013 420
2014 210
2015 80
2017 140

Food Preparation Workers

Year Number
2005 6,290
2006 6,050
2007 5,390
2008 5,740
2009 5,660
2011 8,300
2012 9,360
2013 8,720
2014 9,950
2015 10,780
2016 12,400
2017 11,010

Bartenders

Year Number
2005 4,350
2006 4,080
2007 4,490
2008 4,530
2009 4,900
2010 5,100
2011 5,690
2012 5,380
2013 6,320
2014 6,350
2015 6,690
2016 6,830
2017 7,620

Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food

Year Number
2005 42,360
2006 44,120
2007 49,840
2008 47,090
2009 43,670
2010 40,090
2011 42,710
2012 50,170
2013 51,330
2014 51,720
2015 53,010
2016 63,420
2017 72,170

Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop

Year Number
2005 6,240
2006 7,320
2007 4,810
2008 5,660
2009 4,920
2010 6,120
2011 7,130
2012 9,540
2013 9,820
2014 8,540
2015 6,690
2016 5,480
2017 6,100

Waiters and Waitresses

Year Number
2005 31,410
2006 33,760
2007 37,210
2008 39,260
2009 38,130
2010 36,560
2011 37,780
2012 37,290
2013 40,390
2014 41,850
2015 43,310
2016 44,320
2017 42,220

Food Servers, Nonrestaurant

Year Number
2005 830
2006 1,040
2007 1,050
2008 970
2009 1,320
2010 1,440
2011 1,950
2012 1,670
2013 1,680
2014 2,490
2015 3,440
2016 4,570
2017 5,850

Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers

Year Number
2005 6,240
2006 6,210
2007 6,680
2008 7,620
2009 6,830
2010 5,760
2011 5,470
2012 5,360
2013 5,720
2014 7,560
2015 8,160
2016 8,700
2017 7,370

Dishwashers

Year Number
2005 5,080
2006 5,600
2007 5,830
2008 7,070
2009 6,680
2010 6,480
2011 5,900
2012 5,680
2013 6,320
2014 7,150
2015 7,340
2016 7,050
2017 5,990

Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop

Year Number
2005 5,130
2006 6,200
2007 5,670
2008 6,150
2009 5,620
2010 4,970
2011 5,140
2012 5,070
2013 5,360
2014 5,770
2015 6,770
2016 7,600
2017 8,570

Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other

Year Number
2005 900
2009 80
2012 110
2013 100
2017 580