Food Servers, Nonrestaurant (35-3041)

Occupation description:  Serve food to individuals outside of a restaurant environment, such as in hotel rooms, hospital rooms, residential care facilities, or cars. Excludes Door-to-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors, and Related Workers (41-9091) and Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop (35-3022).

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

  Employment Average annual openings
  2016 estimate2026 projectionPercent change Labor force exitsOccupation transfersTotal
Alaska 270289 7.021 2043
United States 263,800290,700 10.220,900 19,50043,090

Job outlook

  • Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with moderate employment opportunities. Read more.


2017 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 11.618.479.27 10.7312.6816.40
Alaska 13.3010.0710.08 11.5015.8019.22
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 13.2010.0710.08 11.6816.1218.73
Balance of State 12.8510.0710.08 10.7113.6718.69

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
33683 24.728.0 23.2
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation246
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation0
UI claimants previously working in occupation31
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 1,071
Number of job position postings 52
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 20.6

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

Education: No formal educational credential Work experience: None On-the-job training: Short-term on-the-job training

Training Resources

 Degree
Alaska CHARR   (Anchorage)
ServSafe

 Degree
Alaska Hospitality Retailers   (Anchorage)
Certified Food Protection Manager Certificate

 Degree
Partners for Progress in Delta, Inc   (Delta Junction)
Certified Food Protection Manager Certification
Cottage Foods