Occupation Information | Department of Labor Research and Analysis

Waiters and Waitresses (35-3031)

Take orders and serve food and beverages to patrons at tables in dining establishment. Excludes Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop (35-3022).
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 4663 5215 11.84 343 605 1003
United States 2634600 2804800 0.0 188700 333300 539000
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is moderate with very high employment opportunities.
2020 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 13.20 8.42 9.27 11.42 14.73 20.46
Alaska 12.74 10.62 11.11 11.81 12.68 17.48
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 12.41 10.47 11.03 11.71 12.50 15.42
Fairbanks North Star Borough 11.85 10.84 11.18 11.74 12.34 12.86
Balance of State 14.38 10.80 11.35 12.31 17.71 19.55

* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.