Numbers of Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations in Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA

Occupation group

Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations

Year Number
2005 22,780
2006 23,590
2007 25,020
2008 25,810
2009 24,950
2010 24,130
2011 23,940
2012 24,850
2013 26,230
2014 26,930
2015 28,360
2016 29,800
2017 29,970
2018 30,140

Individual occupations

Chefs and Head Cooks

Year Number
2005 210
2006 170
2007 140
2008 110
2010 50
2011 70
2012 100
2013 110
2014 150
2015 190
2016 240
2017 250
2018 230

First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers

Year Number
2005 1,550
2006 1,470
2007 1,650
2008 1,860
2009 2,000
2010 1,760
2011 1,620
2012 1,620
2013 1,580
2014 1,810
2015 1,710
2016 1,980
2017 1,910
2018 2,350

Cooks, Fast Food

Year Number
2005 1,290
2006 1,330
2007 940
2008 850
2009 510
2010 550
2011 670
2012 930
2013 770
2014 750
2015 880
2016 1,040
2017 1,290
2018 1,150

Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria

Year Number
2005 920
2006 910
2007 870
2008 840
2009 790
2010 690
2011 820
2012 1,030
2013 1,200
2014 1,190
2015 1,130
2016 940
2017 920
2018 940

Cooks, Restaurant

Year Number
2005 2,080
2006 1,880
2007 2,230
2008 2,290
2009 2,590
2010 2,400
2011 2,340
2012 2,580
2013 2,670
2014 2,960
2015 2,940
2016 2,790
2017 2,750
2018 2,620

Cooks, Short Order

Year Number
2005 320
2006 330
2007 210
2008 210
2009 130
2010 190
2011 150
2012 140
2013 150
2014 240
2015 300

Cooks, All Other

Year Number
2005 140

Food Preparation Workers

Year Number
2005 1,090
2006 1,240
2007 1,440
2008 1,560
2009 1,250
2010 850
2011 790
2012 870
2013 1,140
2014 1,130
2015 1,220
2016 1,190
2017 1,220
2018 1,730

Bartenders

Year Number
2005 1,220
2006 1,240
2007 1,450
2008 1,310
2009 1,300
2010 1,430
2011 1,410
2012 1,400
2013 1,450
2014 1,360
2015 1,250
2016 1,370
2017 1,450
2018 1,830

Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food

Year Number
2005 5,150
2006 5,750
2007 6,990
2008 7,160
2009 7,680
2010 7,810
2011 7,650
2012 6,670
2013 7,180
2014 7,110
2015 8,330
2016 8,720
2017 8,370
2018 8,490

Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop

Year Number
2005 1,050
2006 1,000
2007 1,000
2008 1,110
2009 810
2010 930
2011 720
2012 880
2013 890
2014 1,580
2015 1,600
2016 2,000
2017 1,700
2018 1,670

Waiters and Waitresses

Year Number
2005 5,020
2006 5,250
2007 5,200
2008 5,330
2009 5,170
2010 5,130
2011 5,370
2012 5,990
2013 6,550
2014 6,240
2015 6,410
2016 5,930
2017 5,890
2018 5,060

Food Servers, Nonrestaurant

Year Number
2005 510
2006 460
2007 440
2008 480
2009 460
2010 330
2011 410
2012 400
2013 540
2014 620
2015 650
2016 660
2017 630
2018 640

Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers

Year Number
2005 600
2006 660
2007 630
2008 730
2009 560
2010 420
2011 390
2012 480
2013 510
2014 370
2015 320
2016 600
2017 810
2018 770

Dishwashers

Year Number
2005 890
2006 890
2007 800
2008 780
2009 670
2010 580
2011 680
2012 800
2013 720
2014 850
2015 660
2016 820
2017 730
2018 820

Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop

Year Number
2005 630
2006 720
2007 750
2008 930
2009 750
2010 890
2011 800
2012 920
2013 730
2014 550
2015 710
2016 950
2017 1,370
2018 1,290

Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other

Year Number
2005 110
2006 230
2007 260
2008 250
2009 170
2010 100
2011 50
2012 40