Numbers of Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations in New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA

Occupation group

Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations

Year Number
2005 492,940
2006 501,820
2007 520,640
2008 535,660
2009 536,650
2010 545,770
2011 567,430
2012 592,740
2013 607,530
2014 644,120
2015 679,880
2016 697,580
2017 713,170
2018 730,870

Individual occupations

Chefs and Head Cooks

Year Number
2005 5,670
2006 5,620
2007 5,690
2008 5,100
2009 4,520
2010 4,520
2011 5,440
2012 6,920
2013 9,070
2014 10,590
2015 13,030
2016 13,410
2017 15,680
2018 14,310

First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers

Year Number
2005 36,280
2006 37,610
2007 38,710
2008 42,050
2009 39,990
2010 39,630
2011 37,300
2012 40,090
2013 41,080
2014 44,400
2015 45,360
2016 43,530
2017 42,480
2018 44,240

Cooks, Fast Food

Year Number
2005 21,230
2006 21,170
2007 21,150
2008 19,350
2009 18,690
2010 13,900
2011 12,630
2012 12,160
2013 16,530
2014 17,470
2015 19,790
2016 16,010
2017 15,500
2018 12,610

Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria

Year Number
2005 11,870
2006 11,210
2007 12,240
2008 13,140
2009 13,780
2010 14,750
2011 14,560
2012 14,590
2013 13,820
2014 14,320
2015 14,500
2016 14,780
2017 14,260
2018 14,970

Cooks, Private Household

Year Number
2008 40
2009 120

Cooks, Restaurant

Year Number
2005 33,360
2006 33,780
2007 36,180
2008 38,560
2009 40,680
2010 41,760
2011 48,750
2012 49,180
2013 52,920
2015 61,060
2016 62,490
2017 62,900
2018 64,130

Cooks, Short Order

Year Number
2005 9,470
2006 8,630
2007 7,040
2008 6,630
2009 7,580
2010 10,470
2011 11,750
2012 9,470
2013 8,160
2014 8,050
2015 12,750
2016 13,060
2017 15,970
2018 12,960

Cooks, All Other

Year Number
2005 870
2006 1,180
2007 1,230
2008 1,390
2009 1,130
2010 980
2011 1,200
2012 1,560
2013 1,610
2014 1,250
2015 710
2016 820
2017 790
2018 1,090

Food Preparation Workers

Year Number
2005 57,410
2006 61,340
2007 67,620
2008 71,510
2009 67,770
2010 57,680
2011 50,130
2012 49,800
2013 50,420
2014 57,550
2015 62,160
2016 68,930
2017 64,040
2018 69,480

Bartenders

Year Number
2005 24,160
2006 24,990
2007 24,530
2008 24,840
2009 25,790
2010 26,330
2011 27,210
2012 29,750
2013 31,390
2014 33,970
2015 35,510
2016 37,140
2017 39,000
2018 40,180

Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food

Year Number
2005 83,660
2006 82,740
2007 81,300
2008 85,750
2009 89,790
2010 108,280
2011 120,910
2012 137,220
2013 134,650
2014 134,510
2015 129,420
2016 132,190
2017 137,550
2018 144,820

Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop

Year Number
2005 28,530
2006 30,680
2007 35,020
2008 32,100
2009 31,600
2010 29,460
2011 30,320
2012 26,870
2013 26,380
2015 36,190
2016 43,450
2017 43,150
2018 44,390

Waiters and Waitresses

Year Number
2005 116,670
2006 114,010
2007 114,290
2008 113,360
2009 111,420
2010 115,070
2011 124,740
2012 128,180
2013 130,950
2014 137,570
2015 149,210
2016 147,120
2017 154,550
2018 157,440

Food Servers, Nonrestaurant

Year Number
2005 15,150
2006 14,660
2007 15,500
2008 16,170
2009 18,810
2010 20,100
2011 19,480
2012 20,320
2013 19,590
2014 18,840
2015 18,370
2016 18,690
2017 20,060
2018 19,800

Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers

Year Number
2005 15,270
2006 18,750
2007 20,670
2008 23,260
2009 21,760
2010 20,730
2011 21,450
2012 24,230
2013 28,870
2014 30,780
2015 30,810
2016 31,630
2017 33,010
2018 37,860

Dishwashers

Year Number
2005 21,360
2006 23,040
2007 25,510
2008 27,240
2009 28,640
2010 26,900
2011 26,020
2012 25,590
2013 25,480
2014 27,260
2015 28,500
2016 29,150
2017 29,350
2018 28,420

Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop

Year Number
2005 11,160
2006 11,570
2007 13,080
2008 14,150
2009 13,840
2010 14,190
2011 14,310
2012 15,420
2013 15,280
2014 17,910
2015 19,460
2016 21,420
2017 20,530
2018 20,200

Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other

Year Number
2005 810
2007 860
2008 1,030
2009 720
2010 990
2012 1,380
2013 1,320
2014 2,100
2015 3,040
2016 3,750
2017 4,280
2018 3,910