Numbers of Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations in Kansas City, MO-KS

Occupation group

Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations

Year Number
2005 79,850
2006 80,950
2007 83,820
2008 85,930
2009 84,650
2010 83,900
2011 83,590
2012 86,750
2013 89,930
2014 91,330
2015 90,200
2016 91,050
2017 93,080
2018 96,050

Individual occupations

Chefs and Head Cooks

Year Number
2005 770
2006 760
2007 720
2008 630
2009 690
2010 590
2011 580
2012 610
2013 690
2014 670
2015 830
2016 1,050
2017 1,040
2018 1,000

First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers

Year Number
2005 5,470
2006 5,100
2007 5,380
2008 5,680
2009 6,360
2010 6,790
2011 7,090
2012 6,270
2013 6,420
2014 6,460
2015 7,100
2016 7,230
2017 7,720
2018 7,550

Cooks, Fast Food

Year Number
2005 3,310
2006 3,100
2007 3,450
2008 2,800
2009 3,010
2010 3,170
2011 3,260
2012 3,270
2013 3,760
2014 3,320
2015 3,150
2016 3,430
2017 3,510
2018 4,000

Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria

Year Number
2005 3,280
2006 3,410
2007 2,940
2008 3,270
2009 2,940
2010 3,100
2011 3,170
2012 3,580
2013 3,730
2014 3,350
2015 3,430
2016 3,270
2017 3,550
2018 3,620

Cooks, Restaurant

Year Number
2005 5,500
2006 6,560
2007 7,390
2008 7,580
2009 7,560
2010 7,140
2011 7,580
2012 7,310
2013 7,930
2014 7,630
2015 8,000
2016 7,990
2017 8,620
2018 8,920

Cooks, Short Order

Year Number
2005 2,030
2006 1,370
2007 1,000
2008 1,070
2009 1,150
2010 1,010
2011 1,090
2012 1,010
2013 830
2014 1,190
2015 1,530
2016 1,770
2017 1,860
2018 1,600

Cooks, All Other

Year Number
2008 30
2014 60
2015 50
2016 40

Food Preparation Workers

Year Number
2005 5,480
2006 5,300
2007 5,250
2008 5,490
2009 5,850
2010 5,450
2011 4,560
2012 4,480
2013 5,250
2014 5,620
2015 5,300
2016 6,780
2017 6,610
2018 5,940

Bartenders

Year Number
2005 3,140
2006 3,420
2007 3,470
2008 3,370
2009 3,290
2010 2,950
2011 3,060
2012 2,990
2013 3,680
2014 3,760
2015 3,870
2016 3,700
2017 4,120
2018 3,990

Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food

Year Number
2005 18,660
2006 18,490
2007 19,950
2008 22,260
2009 21,560
2010 22,530
2011 20,720
2012 23,250
2013 22,450
2014 23,860
2015 21,660
2016 21,060
2017 23,070
2018 25,870

Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop

Year Number
2005 3,350
2006 3,660
2007 3,740
2008 2,890
2009 2,930
2010 2,750
2011 3,120
2012 3,060
2013 3,110
2014 3,470
2015 2,980
2016 3,180
2017 3,300
2018 3,440

Waiters and Waitresses

Year Number
2005 18,800
2006 19,380
2007 19,170
2008 18,610
2009 17,750
2010 17,410
2011 18,680
2012 19,540
2013 19,720
2014 19,790
2015 19,500
2016 19,050
2017 17,080
2018 18,220

Food Servers, Nonrestaurant

Year Number
2005 1,670
2006 1,410
2007 1,420
2008 1,750
2009 1,740
2010 1,980
2011 1,990
2012 1,860
2013 2,430
2014 2,700
2015 2,850
2016 2,370
2017 2,280
2018 1,740

Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers

Year Number
2005 2,660
2006 2,990
2007 3,530
2008 3,550
2009 3,570
2010 3,200
2011 2,960
2012 2,910
2013 3,360
2014 3,370
2015 3,610
2016 3,070
2017 2,930
2018 3,170

Dishwashers

Year Number
2005 3,170
2006 3,190
2007 3,520
2008 3,710
2009 3,410
2010 3,060
2011 3,060
2012 3,320
2013 3,370
2014 3,070
2015 2,850
2016 3,140
2017 3,060
2018 3,110

Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop

Year Number
2005 2,470
2006 2,670
2007 2,800
2008 3,040
2009 2,580
2010 2,540
2011 2,510
2012 3,040
2013 3,060
2014 2,800
2015 2,760
2016 3,090
2017 3,470
2018 3,480

Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other

Year Number
2008 200
2009 210
2010 220
2011 170
2012 240
2013 150
2014 200
2015 710
2016 820
2017 820
2018 350