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Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop (35-9031)

Welcome patrons, seat them at tables or in lounge, and help ensure quality of facilities and service.
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 994 1113 11.97 118 124 254
United States 425600 472700 0.0 50200 52700 107600
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is moderate with very high employment opportunities.
2020 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 11.92 8.55 9.46 11.48 13.54 15.56
Alaska 12.88 10.81 11.35 12.61 14.28 15.29
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 12.84 10.82 11.31 12.55 14.25 15.29
Balance of State 13.10 10.77 11.54 12.94 14.45 16.01

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