Numbers of Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations in San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

Occupation group

Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations

Year Number
2005 117,550
2006 121,600
2007 126,450
2008 130,490
2009 126,360
2010 122,870
2011 124,460
2012 129,380
2013 133,940
2014 140,040
2015 145,020
2016 149,680
2017 153,540
2018 155,800

Individual occupations

Chefs and Head Cooks

Year Number
2005 1,740
2006 1,760
2007 1,540
2008 1,370
2009 1,020
2010 1,010
2011 1,030
2012 1,190
2013 1,440
2014 1,580
2015 1,980
2016 1,630
2017 1,380
2018 1,290

First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers

Year Number
2005 7,090
2006 7,940
2007 8,460
2008 8,300
2009 9,080
2010 8,220
2011 8,540
2012 8,180
2013 8,480
2014 9,010
2015 9,390
2016 9,700
2017 9,190
2018 9,710

Cooks, Fast Food

Year Number
2005 8,170
2006 9,500
2007 10,690
2008 9,910
2009 9,750
2010 8,580
2011 8,250
2012 8,060
2013 8,030
2014 7,720
2015 7,730
2016 7,650
2017 8,390
2018 7,050

Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria

Year Number
2005 1,640
2006 1,720
2007 1,950
2008 1,900
2009 1,640
2010 1,580
2011 2,030
2012 2,430
2013 2,510
2014 2,320
2015 2,000
2016 2,400
2017 2,380
2018 2,330

Cooks, Restaurant

Year Number
2005 8,940
2006 9,080
2007 9,320
2008 9,370
2009 8,590
2010 8,650
2011 9,980
2012 11,430
2013 12,890
2014 13,720
2015 13,930
2016 14,760
2017 16,110
2018 17,850

Cooks, Short Order

Year Number
2006 1,330
2007 1,340
2008 1,430
2009 2,110
2010 2,710
2011 2,260
2012 1,950
2013 1,900
2014 2,550
2015 2,710
2016 1,840
2017 1,470
2018 1,420

Cooks, All Other

Year Number
2005 70
2006 80
2007 80
2008 160
2009 150
2010 180
2011 160
2012 250
2013 290
2014 180
2016 160
2017 210
2018 380

Food Preparation Workers

Year Number
2005 8,770
2006 9,530
2007 9,440
2008 10,510
2009 9,960
2010 9,850
2011 9,990
2012 9,610
2013 9,880
2014 10,470
2015 12,480
2016 10,450
2017 11,880
2018 10,810

Bartenders

Year Number
2005 5,320
2006 5,380
2007 5,930
2008 7,090
2009 6,320
2010 5,750
2011 4,880
2012 5,870
2013 6,420
2014 7,170
2015 6,390
2016 6,420
2017 6,560
2018 7,620

Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food

Year Number
2005 22,550
2006 21,900
2007 22,210
2008 23,450
2009 24,300
2010 24,310
2011 24,780
2012 24,970
2013 24,860
2014 28,510
2015 30,020
2016 36,040
2017 36,620
2018 38,230

Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop

Year Number
2005 9,620
2006 9,940
2007 10,180
2008 9,380
2009 7,130
2010 5,990
2011 5,710
2012 5,970
2013 6,480
2014 5,690
2015 5,710
2016 4,180
2017 3,440
2018 2,340

Waiters and Waitresses

Year Number
2005 21,500
2006 22,870
2007 24,730
2008 26,540
2009 25,970
2010 25,380
2011 25,590
2012 27,540
2013 28,440
2014 29,630
2015 29,820
2016 29,010
2017 29,700
2018 30,980

Food Servers, Nonrestaurant

Year Number
2005 2,760
2006 3,030
2007 2,400
2008 2,160
2009 1,860
2010 1,980
2011 2,850
2012 2,870
2013 2,950
2014 2,880
2015 2,820
2016 2,670
2017 2,340
2018 2,300

Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers

Year Number
2005 7,940
2006 6,280
2007 6,600
2008 7,250
2009 6,970
2010 7,470
2011 7,420
2012 7,700
2013 8,210
2014 7,620
2015 7,380
2016 7,770
2017 8,090
2018 8,150

Dishwashers

Year Number
2005 5,310
2006 5,960
2007 6,100
2008 6,140
2009 6,030
2010 6,610
2011 6,330
2012 6,240
2013 5,980
2014 6,150
2015 7,270
2016 8,030
2017 8,640
2018 8,340

Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop

Year Number
2005 4,110
2006 4,230
2007 4,640
2008 4,690
2009 4,870
2010 4,150
2011 4,420
2012 4,730
2013 4,690
2014 4,280
2015 4,750
2016 5,680
2017 5,970
2018 5,820

Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other

Year Number
2005 820
2006 1,070
2007 850
2008 850
2009 620
2010 430
2011 250
2012 400
2013 500
2014 560
2015 560