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Accommodation and Food Services   Save Table (XLS/CSV)

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Sort by:  Employed by this Industry  Code Occupation Projected Growth
(2012-2022)
Projected Job Openings
(2012-2022)
96% 43-4081.00 Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook    Average   Average 141,500
95% 35-9031.00 Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop Bright Outlook  Slower than average   Slower than average 280,400
95% 35-2011.00 Cooks, Fast Food Bright Outlook  Little or no change   Little or no change 101,900
93% 35-3031.00 Waiters and Waitresses Bright Outlook  Slower than average   Slower than average 1,268,300
93% 35-2014.00 Cooks, Restaurant Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 352,100
86% 35-9021.00 Dishwashers Bright Outlook  Slower than average   Slower than average 255,500
85% 35-3021.00 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food Bright Outlook  Average   Average 1,555,700
83% 35-9011.00 Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers Bright Outlook  Average   Average 208,900
82% 35-3011.00 Bartenders Bright Outlook  Average   Average 269,400
79% 35-2015.00 Cooks, Short Order  Little or no change   Little or no change 33,300
78% 35-1012.00 First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers Bright Outlook  Average   Average 348,700
68% 35-1011.00 Chefs and Head Cooks  Slower than average   Slower than average 24,700
63% 35-3022.00 Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop Bright Outlook  Little or no change   Little or no change 267,800
  35-3022.01 Baristas Bright Outlook    
57% 35-2021.00 Food Preparation Workers Bright Outlook  Slower than average   Slower than average 260,500
57% 39-6011.00 Baggage Porters and Bellhops  Average   Average 15,100
55% 35-9099.00 Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other  Average   Average 24,000
55% 11-9081.00 Lodging Managers  Little or no change   Little or no change 16,200
49% 11-9051.00 Food Service Managers  Little or no change   Little or no change 62,400
44% 39-6012.00 Concierges Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 12,700
42% 35-2019.00 Cooks, All Other  Average   Average 8,300
36% 39-3011.00 Gaming Dealers  Average   Average 28,700
33% 35-3041.00 Food Servers, Nonrestaurant Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 119,100
33% 53-3031.00 Driver/Sales Workers Bright Outlook  Average   Average 105,900
31% 27-3012.00 Public Address System and Other Announcers  Average   Average 3,000
30% 37-2012.00 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners Bright Outlook  Average   Average 467,700
29% 39-1011.00 * Gaming Supervisors  Average   Average 11,000
26% 11-9071.00 Gaming Managers  Average   Average 1,400
23% 43-3041.00 Gaming Cage Workers  Slower than average   Slower than average 4,900
23% 39-3019.00 Gaming Service Workers, All Other  Average   Average 3,500
19% 51-3011.00 Bakers  Slower than average   Slower than average 50,100
19% 41-2012.00 Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers  Little or no change   Little or no change 9,700
18% 33-9031.00 Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators  Slower than average   Slower than average 2,100
15% 35-2012.00 Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria Bright Outlook  Average   Average 134,600
14% 51-6011.00 Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers  Average   Average 82,900
14% 13-1121.00 Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 44,200
14% 39-3093.00 Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants  Average   Average 11,900
13% 37-1011.00 First-Line Supervisors of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers  Average   Average 91,600
12% 39-1012.00 Slot Supervisors  Slower than average   Slower than average 2,800
11% 39-3099.00 Entertainment Attendants and Related Workers, All Other  Average   Average 6,800
11% 27-2031.00 Dancers  Slower than average   Slower than average 5,400

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics external site 2012-2022 employment projections. "Projected Growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2012-2022). "Projected Job Openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.