Numbers of Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations in Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN

Occupation group

Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations

Year Number
2005 60,980
2006 65,140
2007 66,440
2008 67,360
2009 63,260
2010 62,330
2011 63,280
2012 66,980
2013 71,270
2014 73,250
2015 81,760
2016 85,640
2017 90,070
2018 92,890

Individual occupations

Chefs and Head Cooks

Year Number
2005 570
2006 560
2007 510
2008 360
2009 380
2010 370
2011 400
2012 740
2014 750
2015 770
2016 730
2017 730
2018 530

First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers

Year Number
2005 4,110
2006 4,970
2007 4,740
2008 4,420
2009 3,840
2010 3,920
2011 4,130
2012 4,270
2013 4,730
2014 4,810
2015 5,560
2016 5,550
2017 5,970
2018 6,390

Cooks, Fast Food

Year Number
2005 4,230
2006 4,370
2007 4,370
2008 2,780
2009 920
2010 970
2012 3,570
2013 4,910
2014 4,690
2015 5,020
2016 4,010
2017 5,220
2018 5,260

Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria

Year Number
2005 3,040
2006 2,690
2007 2,280
2008 3,390
2009 3,510
2010 3,740
2011 2,590
2012 2,450
2013 2,240
2014 2,290
2015 2,360
2016 2,260
2017 3,050
2018 2,970

Cooks, Restaurant

Year Number
2005 5,500
2006 5,970
2007 6,270
2008 6,150
2009 5,780
2010 5,440
2011 6,160
2012 7,630
2013 7,510
2014 7,000
2015 7,170
2016 7,070
2017 7,990
2018 7,830

Cooks, Short Order

Year Number
2005 590
2006 750
2007 690
2008 520
2014 1,360
2015 2,170
2016 2,730
2017 2,080
2018 1,850

Cooks, All Other

Year Number
2007 240
2016 170

Food Preparation Workers

Year Number
2005 5,350
2006 4,150
2007 3,960
2008 5,420
2009 3,950
2010 3,910
2011 2,710
2012 4,410
2013 5,700
2014 7,680
2015 6,550
2016 6,660
2017 6,730
2018 8,510

Bartenders

Year Number
2005 1,430
2006 1,470
2007 1,760
2008 1,700
2009 1,700
2010 1,820
2011 1,890
2012 2,200
2013 2,050
2014 2,140
2015 3,060
2016 3,260
2017 3,430
2018 2,730

Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food

Year Number
2005 11,840
2006 14,140
2007 16,790
2008 15,490
2009 15,630
2010 15,690
2011 15,240
2012 13,440
2013 13,010
2014 14,830
2015 18,200
2016 22,400
2017 21,540
2018 20,790

Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop

Year Number
2005 2,420
2007 3,300
2008 1,970
2009 1,830
2010 2,230
2011 1,680
2014 2,300
2015 2,220
2016 2,720
2017 3,160
2018 5,800

Waiters and Waitresses

Year Number
2005 14,780
2006 15,440
2007 15,060
2008 16,300
2009 15,940
2010 14,220
2011 15,660
2012 16,370
2013 17,650
2014 16,500
2015 18,080
2016 17,180
2017 18,590
2018 18,900

Food Servers, Nonrestaurant

Year Number
2005 680
2006 590
2007 640
2008 650
2009 490
2010 670
2011 750
2012 1,030
2013 1,290
2014 1,470
2015 2,150
2016 2,100
2017 2,230
2018 2,430

Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers

Year Number
2005 1,570
2006 1,450
2007 1,230
2010 1,740
2011 1,650
2012 1,420
2013 1,470
2014 1,790
2015 2,010
2016 2,090
2017 1,690
2018 1,340

Dishwashers

Year Number
2005 2,320
2006 2,170
2007 2,210
2008 2,900
2009 3,030
2010 2,750
2011 2,460
2012 2,530
2013 2,880
2014 2,840
2015 2,940
2016 2,860
2017 3,070
2018 2,840

Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop

Year Number
2005 2,340
2006 2,620
2007 2,310
2008 2,930
2009 2,890
2010 2,700
2011 2,790
2012 3,000
2013 2,950
2014 2,340
2015 2,530
2016 2,760
2017 3,160
2018 3,670

Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other

Year Number
2006 80
2007 80
2018 560