Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers (35-9011)

Occupation description:  Facilitate food service. Clean tables, remove dirty dishes, replace soiled table linens; set tables; replenish supply of clean linens, silverware, glassware, and dishes; supply service bar with food; and serve items such as water, condiments, and coffee to patrons.

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

  Employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska 837931 11.29 4454
United States 415,300440,700 6.12,540 20,76023,300

Job outlook

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


2017 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 11.088.429.11 10.1811.7814.90
Alaska 11.599.9210.08 10.8812.1414.46
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 11.569.8110.08 11.1012.4714.24
Fairbanks North Star Borough 11.8410.0710.08 10.8111.8116.83
Southeast Region 12.2510.0710.07 10.2512.7319.25
Balance of State 10.6710.0710.07 10.0810.7812.01

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
1,047282 26.99.5 7.2
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation479
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation0
UI claimants previously working in occupation68
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 749
Number of job position postings 84
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 8.9

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