Numbers of Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations in Memphis, TN-MS-AR

Occupation group

Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations

Year Number
2005 48,910
2006 51,150
2007 54,620
2008 51,990
2009 49,160
2010 46,160
2011 47,090
2012 48,470
2013 48,380
2014 49,400
2015 49,260
2016 52,000
2017 52,570
2018 51,480

Individual occupations

Chefs and Head Cooks

Year Number
2005 580
2006 430
2007 430
2008 480
2009 580
2010 680
2011 610
2012 520
2013 410
2014 620
2015 830
2016 700
2017 540
2018 470

First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers

Year Number
2005 3,380
2006 3,960
2007 4,310
2008 3,880
2009 3,460
2010 3,560
2011 3,550
2012 3,100
2013 2,880
2014 3,190
2015 2,940
2016 3,220
2017 3,310
2018 3,640

Cooks, Fast Food

Year Number
2005 4,800
2006 4,280
2007 3,990
2008 3,350
2009 3,630
2010 3,760
2011 4,220
2012 2,720
2013 2,710
2014 2,320
2015 2,800
2016 2,990
2017 3,270
2018 4,550

Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria

Year Number
2005 2,490
2006 1,990
2007 2,430
2008 1,630
2009 2,550
2010 2,540
2011 3,050
2012 2,830
2013 2,660
2014 1,700
2015 1,490
2016 1,590
2017 1,580
2018 1,380

Cooks, Restaurant

Year Number
2005 4,440
2006 3,910
2007 4,240
2008 4,400
2009 4,010
2010 3,320
2011 3,380
2012 4,980
2013 5,250
2014 5,410
2015 4,900
2016 4,670
2017 4,870
2018 4,400

Cooks, Short Order

Year Number
2005 750
2006 1,060
2007 930
2008 1,030
2009 890
2010 630
2011 930
2012 790
2014 330
2015 690
2016 1,110
2017 1,460

Cooks, All Other

Year Number
2007 30
2012 90
2013 100
2014 170
2015 150
2016 170

Food Preparation Workers

Year Number
2005 7,180
2007 3,960
2008 4,050
2009 3,780
2010 3,630
2011 3,020
2012 3,380
2013 3,560
2014 3,440
2015 3,690
2016 3,830
2017 4,150
2018 3,070

Bartenders

Year Number
2005 1,270
2006 1,390
2007 1,540
2008 1,620
2009 1,670
2010 2,020
2011 1,890
2012 2,110
2013 1,540
2014 1,540
2015 1,330
2016 1,550
2017 1,550
2018 1,280

Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food

Year Number
2005 7,030
2007 14,400
2008 13,500
2009 10,470
2010 9,620
2011 10,170
2012 11,430
2013 10,920
2014 12,860
2015 12,590
2016 13,890
2017 12,650
2018 12,230

Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop

Year Number
2005 1,060
2006 1,080
2007 1,670
2008 1,470
2010 2,340
2011 2,520
2012 1,650
2013 1,770
2014 1,740
2015 1,970
2016 2,880
2017 2,650
2018 2,180

Waiters and Waitresses

Year Number
2005 9,830
2006 9,900
2007 10,600
2008 10,160
2009 9,610
2010 8,560
2011 8,390
2012 8,710
2013 9,610
2014 9,910
2015 10,310
2016 8,580
2017 9,650
2018 9,670

Food Servers, Nonrestaurant

Year Number
2005 650
2006 730
2007 660
2008 780
2009 690
2010 710
2011 940
2012 1,250
2013 1,140
2015 1,100
2016 1,450
2017 1,060
2018 1,090

Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers

Year Number
2005 1,310
2006 1,380
2007 1,860
2008 2,260
2009 2,140
2010 1,690
2011 950
2012 1,270
2013 1,010
2014 1,180
2015 820
2016 1,400
2017 1,600
2018 1,810

Dishwashers

Year Number
2005 2,030
2006 2,030
2007 1,660
2008 1,560
2009 1,530
2010 1,370
2011 1,570
2012 1,610
2013 1,710
2014 1,610
2015 1,500
2016 1,530
2017 1,510
2018 1,620

Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop

Year Number
2005 1,710
2006 1,740
2007 1,700
2008 1,730
2009 1,720
2010 1,510
2011 1,330
2012 1,400
2013 1,750
2014 1,750
2015 1,810
2016 2,130
2017 2,350
2018 2,260

Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other

Year Number
2005 300
2006 200
2007 210
2008 90
2009 80
2010 140
2014 210
2018 130