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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
(2016-2026)
Projected Job Openings
(2016-2026)
97% 35-2011.00 Cooks, Fast Food  Decline   Decline 67,200
96% 35-9031.00 Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop  Average   Average 97,900
95% 43-4081.00 Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks  Average   Average 40,900
94% 35-2014.00 Cooks, Restaurant   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook    Faster than average   Faster than average 195,300
93% 35-3031.00 Waiters and Waitresses Bright Outlook  Average   Average 522,700
87% 35-9021.00 Dishwashers  Slower than average   Slower than average 83,000
85% 35-3021.00 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food Bright Outlook  Much faster than average   Much faster than average 736,000
84% 35-9011.00 Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers  Average   Average 78,200
82% 35-3011.00 Bartenders Bright Outlook  Slower than average   Slower than average 102,300
80% 35-1012.00 First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers Bright Outlook  Average   Average 146,200
80% 35-2015.00 Cooks, Short Order  Decline   Decline 24,700
74% 35-1011.00 Chefs and Head Cooks Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 20,300
74% 35-9099.00 Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other  Average   Average 11,300
69% 11-9081.00 Lodging Managers  Average   Average 5,100
65% 35-3022.00 Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop Bright Outlook  Average   Average 113,200
  35-3022.01 Baristas Bright Outlook    
57% 35-2021.00 Food Preparation Workers Bright Outlook  Average   Average 157,700
54% 11-9051.00 Food Service Managers  Average   Average 36,700
54% 39-6011.00 Baggage Porters and Bellhops  Average   Average 6,700
41% 53-3031.00 Driver/Sales Workers  Little or no change   Little or no change 48,400
40% 39-6012.00 Concierges Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 5,000
40% 35-2019.00 Cooks, All Other  Average   Average 2,700
38% 39-3011.00 Gaming Dealers  Little or no change   Little or no change 14,500
35% 35-3041.00 Food Servers, Nonrestaurant Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 43,100
32% 37-2012.00 * Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners Bright Outlook  Average   Average 200,800
29% 39-3019.00 Gaming Service Workers, All Other  Little or no change   Little or no change 1,900
29% 11-9071.00 Gaming Managers  Slower than average   Slower than average 500
27% 27-3012.00 Public Address System and Other Announcers  Slower than average   Slower than average 1,100
26% 39-1011.00 Gaming Supervisors  Slower than average   Slower than average 6,200
24% 51-3011.00 Bakers  Average   Average 28,700
21% 39-3093.00 Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants  Average   Average 4,500
21% 43-3041.00 Gaming Cage Workers  Little or no change   Little or no change 3,000
21% 39-1012.00 Slot Supervisors  Slower than average   Slower than average 2,000
19% 33-9031.00 Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators  Slower than average   Slower than average 1,400
16% 35-2012.00 Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria  Average   Average 64,400
15% 51-6011.00 Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers  Little or no change   Little or no change 29,400
15% 27-2031.00 Dancers  Average   Average 1,900
14% 37-1011.00 First-Line Supervisors of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers  Average   Average 30,300
14% 41-2012.00 Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers  Slower than average   Slower than average 4,500
12% 13-1121.00 Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners Bright Outlook  Faster than average   Faster than average 15,000
12% 51-3093.00 Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders  Slower than average   Slower than average 5,200
11% 39-3012.00 Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners  Slower than average   Slower than average 1,800
10% 41-2011.00 Cashiers Bright Outlook  Little or no change   Little or no change 653,900

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics external site 2016-2026 employment projections. "Projected Growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2016-2026). "Projected Job Openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.