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

  Average employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska 413458 10.95 1115
United States 253,100287,000 13.43,380 6,2209,600

Job outlook

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


2015 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 11.068.198.83 9.8212.0015.83
Alaska 11.538.879.04 9.3613.4917.57
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 13.058.959.25 12.4116.3318.31
Balance of State 11.148.848.97 9.1810.0519.97

Labor Force Indicators

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
36685 23.224.0 20.3
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation252
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation0
UI claimants previously working in occupation35
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 973
Number of job position postings 113
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 8.6

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