Food Preparation and Serving Related - Highest to Lowest Paid Salary (Full List)

 

By the Numbers: The complete list from the Highest to the Lowest paid:

Job Title (# of members) Annual Mean Wage 
   
1.    Chefs and Head Cooks (134,190) $47,390
2.    Cooks, Private Household (370) $42,220
3.    First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers (908,550) $34,700
4.    Cooks, All Other (15,490) $29,210
5.    Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria (409,850) $26,370
6.    Bartenders (603,320) $25,580
7.    Cooks, Restaurant (1,217,370) $25,430
8.    Waiters and Waitresses (2,564,610) $24,410
9.    Food Servers, Nonrestaurant (261,520) $23,490
10.  Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other (59,060) $23,200
11.  Cooks, Short Order (183,990) $23,130
12.  Food Preparation Workers (850,670) $22,920
13.  Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers (423,080) $22,340
14.  Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop (404,360) $21,410
15.  Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop (499,550) $21,380
16.  Dishwashers (506,450) $21,260
17.  Cooks, Fast Food (513,200) $20,570
18.  Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food (3,426,090) $20,460

 

 
 
 
 

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