Numbers of Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations in Newark, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division

Occupation group

Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations

Year Number
2005 54,550
2006 56,250
2007 57,000
2008 58,930
2009 58,180
2010 57,960
2011 58,770
2012 60,010
2013 61,230
2014 63,380
2015 76,340
2016 77,830
2017 79,870

Individual occupations

Chefs and Head Cooks

Year Number
2005 650
2006 750
2007 820
2008 610
2009 390
2010 460
2011 530
2012 640
2013 1,210
2014 1,080
2015 1,360
2016 740
2017 820

First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers

Year Number
2005 4,130
2006 4,160
2007 4,340
2008 4,740
2009 4,660
2010 4,710
2011 4,700
2012 4,620
2013 4,960
2014 4,490
2015 5,360
2016 4,570
2017 4,880

Cooks, Fast Food

Year Number
2005 2,350
2006 1,840
2007 1,350
2008 2,270
2009 2,770
2010 2,250
2012 1,560
2013 2,470
2014 2,040
2015 2,460
2016 2,060
2017 2,510

Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria

Year Number
2005 1,690
2006 1,520
2007 1,540
2008 1,770
2009 1,910
2010 1,750
2011 1,820
2012 1,760
2013 1,780
2014 2,170
2015 2,400
2016 2,630
2017 2,310

Cooks, Restaurant

Year Number
2005 3,100
2006 3,200
2007 3,430
2008 3,720
2009 3,530
2010 3,470
2011 3,610
2012 3,510
2013 3,140
2015 4,240
2016 5,030
2017 5,740

Cooks, Short Order

Year Number
2005 930
2006 1,450
2007 1,530
2008 1,420
2009 780
2010 880
2011 1,490
2012 1,950
2013 1,620
2014 1,780
2015 1,810
2016 2,120
2017 2,680

Cooks, All Other

Year Number
2007 190
2008 250
2009 170
2010 170
2011 120
2012 280
2013 190
2014 160
2015 50
2016 50

Food Preparation Workers

Year Number
2005 3,820
2006 3,570
2007 4,200
2008 5,010
2009 5,780
2010 4,650
2011 4,960
2012 5,260
2013 5,470
2014 5,810
2015 7,160
2016 7,410
2017 8,250

Bartenders

Year Number
2005 2,890
2006 3,450
2007 3,400
2008 2,930
2009 3,060
2010 2,530
2011 2,770
2012 3,190
2013 3,110
2014 2,680
2015 2,750
2016 3,500
2017 4,360

Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food

Year Number
2005 13,250
2006 13,150
2007 12,960
2008 13,290
2009 12,430
2010 15,250
2011 14,270
2012 14,450
2013 15,400
2014 15,590
2015 16,300
2016 14,000
2017 11,730

Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop

Year Number
2005 3,280
2006 3,530
2007 4,640
2008 3,530
2009 3,570
2010 3,060
2011 3,890
2012 3,570
2013 3,090
2015 6,560
2016 8,710
2017 7,120

Waiters and Waitresses

Year Number
2005 10,560
2006 10,610
2007 9,910
2008 11,280
2009 11,450
2010 11,520
2011 11,630
2012 11,640
2013 11,100
2014 11,180
2015 14,990
2016 15,890
2017 16,200

Food Servers, Nonrestaurant

Year Number
2005 2,530
2006 2,880
2007 2,820
2008 2,620
2009 2,860
2010 2,840
2011 2,810
2012 2,450
2013 2,540
2014 2,560
2015 3,030
2016 3,090
2017 3,510

Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers

Year Number
2005 1,780
2006 2,480
2007 2,420
2008 1,950
2009 1,630
2010 1,320
2011 1,030
2012 1,320
2013 1,430
2014 2,000
2015 2,440
2016 2,710
2017 2,920

Dishwashers

Year Number
2005 2,220
2006 2,190
2007 1,990
2008 1,710
2009 1,530
2010 1,410
2011 1,580
2012 1,720
2013 1,720
2014 1,680
2015 2,350
2016 2,470
2017 2,630

Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop

Year Number
2005 1,150
2006 1,290
2007 1,400
2008 1,590
2009 1,420
2010 1,460
2011 1,610
2012 1,850
2013 1,630
2014 1,340
2015 1,950
2016 1,930
2017 2,640

Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other

Year Number
2005 180
2006 60
2007 70
2008 240
2009 230
2010 240
2011 70
2013 390
2014 470
2015 1,140
2016 920
2017 1,530