Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other (35-9099)

Occupation description:  All food preparation and serving related workers not listed separately.

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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 848940 10.880 71160
United States 60,90066,500 9.35,700 5,00011,260

Job outlook

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

2019 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 12.748.8810.54 12.0114.3717.61
Alaska 13.5410.1210.76 12.0015.6419.56
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 13.0210.0610.64 11.5814.3918.58

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
2,141502 23.422.7 16.0
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation933
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation0
UI claimants previously working in occupation233
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 1,401
Number of job position postings 200
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 7.0

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