Numbers of Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations in Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

Occupation group

Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations

Year Number
2005 36,090
2006 36,970
2007 38,160
2008 37,730
2009 37,080
2010 37,690
2011 38,920
2012 39,270
2013 40,250
2014 40,890
2015 40,260
2016 41,330
2017 42,340
2018 43,410

Individual occupations

Chefs and Head Cooks

Year Number
2005 340
2006 420
2007 390
2008 340
2009 320
2010 270
2011 250
2012 260
2013 320
2014 370
2015 330
2016 270
2017 270
2018 340

First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers

Year Number
2005 2,280
2006 2,410
2007 2,170
2008 2,220
2009 2,400
2010 2,500
2011 2,480
2012 2,500
2013 2,630
2014 3,130
2015 3,260
2016 3,460
2017 3,520
2018 3,280

Cooks, Fast Food

Year Number
2005 1,810
2006 1,660
2007 1,710
2008 1,790
2009 1,500
2010 1,210
2011 2,220
2012 2,600
2013 2,360
2014 1,490
2015 840
2016 1,150
2017 1,060
2018 910

Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria

Year Number
2005 1,110
2006 1,200
2007 1,280
2008 1,270
2009 1,230
2010 1,180
2011 1,220
2012 1,270
2013 1,350
2014 1,520
2015 1,420
2016 1,310
2017 1,150
2018 1,460

Cooks, Restaurant

Year Number
2005 2,990
2006 3,280
2007 3,310
2008 2,710
2009 2,700
2010 2,360
2011 2,680
2012 2,680
2013 2,430
2014 2,170
2015 2,270
2016 3,220
2017 3,780
2018 4,060

Cooks, Short Order

Year Number
2005 620
2006 600
2007 730
2008 870
2009 720
2010 790
2011 640
2012 660
2015 2,440
2016 2,190
2018 980

Cooks, All Other

Year Number
2005 30

Food Preparation Workers

Year Number
2005 2,760
2006 2,840
2007 2,920
2008 2,610
2009 1,900
2010 2,380
2011 2,630
2012 2,860
2013 2,640
2014 1,960
2015 2,160
2016 1,930
2017 1,990
2018 2,080

Bartenders

Year Number
2005 2,160
2006 2,260
2007 2,280
2008 2,510
2009 2,250
2010 2,570
2011 2,160
2012 2,350
2013 2,450
2014 2,730
2015 2,960
2016 3,020
2017 2,830
2018 2,900

Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food

Year Number
2005 7,860
2006 7,720
2007 7,950
2008 8,540
2009 9,200
2010 9,260
2011 9,040
2012 9,300
2013 9,930
2014 11,220
2015 10,160
2016 10,910
2017 11,200
2018 12,240

Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop

Year Number
2005 1,210
2006 1,460
2007 1,810
2008 2,280
2009 1,800
2010 2,030
2011 1,810
2012 1,580
2013 1,370
2014 1,160
2015 1,770
2016 1,570
2017 2,230
2018 1,970

Waiters and Waitresses

Year Number
2005 8,390
2006 8,010
2007 8,220
2008 7,840
2009 8,470
2010 8,960
2011 9,260
2012 8,700
2013 8,250
2014 8,000
2015 7,690
2016 7,980
2017 8,450
2018 8,180

Food Servers, Nonrestaurant

Year Number
2005 430
2006 730
2007 900
2008 950
2009 1,100
2010 1,040
2011 1,030
2012 910
2013 1,070
2014 1,200
2015 1,050
2016 810
2017 810
2018 1,190

Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers

Year Number
2005 1,320
2006 1,540
2007 1,360
2008 1,070
2009 870
2010 780
2011 880
2012 950
2013 1,090
2014 1,100
2015 1,040
2016 950
2017 1,170
2018 1,080

Dishwashers

Year Number
2005 1,240
2006 1,350
2007 1,570
2008 1,390
2009 1,290
2010 1,040
2011 1,140
2012 1,100
2013 1,290
2014 1,380
2015 1,620
2016 1,420
2017 1,350
2018 1,380

Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop

Year Number
2005 1,440
2006 1,430
2007 1,430
2008 1,280
2009 1,300
2010 1,260
2011 1,360
2012 1,400
2013 1,450
2014 1,250
2015 1,210
2016 1,040
2017 1,100
2018 1,180

Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other

Year Number
2006 40
2007 110
2010 50
2011 110
2012 140
2013 80
2016 70
2017 160
2018 150