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
  2016 estimate2026 projectionPercent change Labor force exitsOccupation transfersTotal
Alaska 891972 9.183 74165
United States 431,200461,700 7.139,700 35,40078,150

Job outlook

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

2019 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 12.038.599.42 11.2813.0516.63
Alaska 12.4610.6010.96 11.8513.5715.56
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 12.3710.6011.00 11.9313.5515.17
Fairbanks North Star Borough 13.7310.7411.25 12.2016.9918.70
Balance of State 11.7610.4710.61 11.3612.3914.32

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

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