Cooks, Private Household (35-2013)

Occupation description:  Prepare meals in private homes. Includes personal chefs.

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Employment and Job Openings   (click here for the 10-year forecast)

  Average employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska n/an/an/a n/an/an/a
United States 35,90036,200 0.620 950970

Job outlook

  • Alaska: The job outlook for Alaska is not available.


2016 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 20.3010.1311.34 15.4226.5230.16

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
143 21.469.2 38.5
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation3
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation1
UI claimants previously working in occupation2
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 55
Number of job position postings 4
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 13.8

Typical Entry-level Education, Experience, and/or On-the-job Training

Education: Postsecondary non-degree award Work experience: Less than 5 years On-the-job training: None

Training Resources

 Degree
Alaska Job Corps   (Palmer)
Culinary Arts

 Degree
Alaska Technical Center   (Kotzebue)
Culinary Arts

 Degree
University of Alaska Anchorage   (Anchorage)
Culinary Arts AAS