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)

  Average 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.

2016 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 10.748.318.90 9.7111.4214.61
Alaska 12.359.759.76 10.4612.7818.70
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 13.439.759.76 11.1516.8019.61
Fairbanks North Star Borough 10.609.759.76 9.7810.9611.67
Southeast Region 11.619.759.76 9.7911.6516.66
Balance of State 10.159.759.75 9.7610.0611.23

Labor Force Indicators

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
1,071260 24.39.3 6.5
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation483
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation0
UI claimants previously working in occupation62
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 660
Number of job position postings 98
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 6.7

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

Alaska CHARR   (Anchorage)

Alaska Hospitality Retailers   (Anchorage)
Certified Food Protection Manager Certificate

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