Numbers of Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations in Maine

Occupation group

Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations

Year Number
2001 53,610
2002 53,100
2003 52,460
2004 55,930
2005 53,140
2006 52,400
2007 52,330
2008 52,860
2009 51,990
2010 51,520
2011 50,310
2012 51,770
2013 53,700
2014 54,440
2015 54,560
2016 54,920
2017 56,000
2018 56,960

Individual occupations

Chefs and Head Cooks

Year Number
2001 860
2002 910
2003 890
2004 620
2005 610
2006 620
2007 560
2008 500
2009 430
2010 320
2011 510
2012 570
2013 620
2014 660
2015 780
2016 750
2017 490
2018 560

First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers

Year Number
2001 3,250
2002 3,370
2003 3,210
2004 4,040
2005 3,870
2006 3,930
2007 3,970
2008 4,100
2009 4,030
2010 3,950
2011 3,770
2012 3,690
2013 3,960
2014 3,770
2015 3,820
2016 3,620
2017 3,700
2018 3,800

Cooks, Fast Food

Year Number
2001 3,350
2002 2,100
2003 2,030
2004 2,950
2005 1,940
2006 1,680
2007 1,320
2008 1,020
2009 1,280
2010 900
2011 1,140
2012 980
2013 1,140
2014 1,150
2015 1,010
2016 910
2017 1,860
2018 2,140

Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria

Year Number
2001 2,670
2002 2,260
2003 2,310
2004 2,210
2005 1,980
2006 1,850
2007 2,060
2008 2,090
2009 2,100
2010 1,910
2011 1,720
2012 1,730
2013 1,680
2014 1,720
2015 1,710
2016 1,820
2017 1,770
2018 1,690

Cooks, Restaurant

Year Number
2001 3,200
2002 3,510
2003 3,680
2004 3,970
2005 4,320
2006 4,450
2007 4,660
2008 4,480
2009 3,910
2010 4,600
2011 4,660
2012 5,570
2013 5,600
2014 5,470
2015 5,380
2016 4,980
2017 5,320
2018 5,600

Cooks, Short Order

Year Number
2001 1,200
2002 1,410
2003 1,780
2004 2,040
2005 1,450
2006 1,190
2007 760
2008 1,000
2009 1,430
2010 1,390
2011 1,060
2012 1,080
2013 1,450
2014 1,760
2015 1,790
2016 1,920
2017 1,860
2018 1,460

Cooks, All Other

Year Number
2008 30
2009 50
2010 50
2011 70
2012 150
2013 140
2014 120
2015 50
2016 60
2017 90
2018 50

Food Preparation Workers

Year Number
2001 6,260
2002 6,300
2003 6,210
2004 6,780
2005 6,080
2006 5,410
2007 5,500
2008 5,710
2009 5,660
2010 5,320
2011 5,040
2012 5,280
2013 6,270
2014 6,600
2015 6,760
2016 7,020
2017 7,600
2018 7,890

Bartenders

Year Number
2001 2,980
2002 2,620
2003 2,400
2004 2,310
2005 2,270
2006 2,370
2007 2,440
2008 2,710
2009 2,620
2010 2,500
2011 2,200
2012 2,080
2013 2,270
2014 2,720
2015 3,210
2016 3,180
2017 2,420
2018 2,790

Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food

Year Number
2001 12,200
2002 10,630
2003 10,680
2004 11,640
2005 12,420
2006 12,350
2007 13,410
2008 14,280
2009 13,280
2010 12,400
2011 10,670
2012 10,640
2013 10,110
2014 9,780
2015 9,590
2016 9,700
2017 8,460
2018 8,550

Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop

Year Number
2001 2,280
2002 2,110
2003 1,950
2004 1,360
2005 1,530
2006 1,710
2007 1,520
2008 1,580
2009 2,040
2010 2,170
2011 2,680
2012 2,850
2013 3,820
2014 4,290
2015 3,800
2016 3,920
2017 4,250
2018 4,610

Waiters and Waitresses

Year Number
2001 8,810
2002 10,340
2003 9,960
2004 10,750
2005 10,350
2006 10,750
2007 10,610
2008 10,090
2009 10,160
2010 10,660
2011 11,200
2012 11,150
2013 10,970
2014 10,930
2015 11,130
2016 11,740
2017 12,900
2018 12,890

Food Servers, Nonrestaurant

Year Number
2001 920
2002 1,000
2003 980
2004 950
2005 780
2006 850
2007 890
2008 710
2009 780
2010 940
2011 1,140
2012 1,300
2013 1,190
2014 890
2015 740
2016 690
2017 670
2018 880

Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers

Year Number
2001 1,300
2002 1,700
2003 1,480
2004 1,470
2005 1,090
2006 1,080
2007 800
2008 800
2009 830
2010 1,040
2011 1,120
2012 1,040
2013 820
2014 810
2015 890
2016 800
2017 700
2018 620

Dishwashers

Year Number
2001 2,820
2002 3,160
2003 3,350
2004 3,520
2005 3,190
2006 3,040
2007 2,600
2008 2,370
2009 2,060
2010 2,340
2011 2,460
2012 2,780
2013 2,410
2014 2,530
2015 2,540
2016 2,550
2017 2,510
2018 2,130

Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop

Year Number
2001 1,310
2002 1,590
2003 1,480
2004 1,250
2005 1,170
2006 1,090
2007 1,190
2008 1,350
2009 1,270
2010 990
2011 850
2012 870
2013 1,250
2014 1,230
2015 1,340
2016 1,220
2017 1,370
2018 1,290

Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other

Year Number
2005 40
2010 60