Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations



2002 - 2003 Wages
by MSA and Workforce Investment Areas

Area Employment**
Total
Hourly Wage Annual
Mean Entry Experienced Mean Entry Experienced
Kansas City* 40,820 8.15 6.05 9.20 16,953 12,584 19,137
Central Region* 23,400 7.66 6.03 8.48 15,932 12,539 17,629
Northeast Region* 7,190 7.37 6.00 8.06 15,338 12,490 16,762
Northwest Region* 12,780 6.85 6.18 7.18 14,244 12,862 14,936
Ozark Region* 20,340 7.65 6.15 8.39 15,902 12,790 17,457
South Central Region* 4,100 6.58 5.98 6.88 13,688 12,436 14,315
Southeast Region* 12,200 7.08 6.01 7.61 14,718 12,505 15,824
Southwest Region* 8,350 7.17 6.04 7.74 14,915 12,559 16,093
St. Charles* 12,850 8.53 6.21 9.68 17,732 12,921 20,138
St. Louis City* 16,850 8.55 6.07 9.79 17,784 12,625 20,363
St. Louis County* 48,470 8.27 6.11 9.35 17,203 12,702 19,453
West Central Region* 10,400 6.77 5.96 7.18 14,089 12,387 14,940
Jefferson/Franklin Consortium* 8,430 7.61 5.93 8.45 15,829 12,341 17,573

Long-term Employment Projections

Area Employment ** Change 2000-2010 Annual
Avg Openings
Long-term
Outlook
2000 Estimated 2010 Projected Number Percent
Missouri 221,080 244,940 23,860 10.79 12,379 NA
Kansas City MSA 72,780 83,940 11,160 15.33 4,503 NA
St Louis MSA 108,700 123,440 14,740 13.56 6,415 NA
Central Region* 22,230 26,350 4,120 18.53 1,401 NA
Northeast Region* 6,800 7,460 660 9.71 366 NA
Northwest Region* 8,790 9,640 850 9.67 390 NA
Ozark Region* 21,160 24,420 3,260 15.41 1,293 NA
South Central Region* 4,710 5,520 810 17.20 286 NA
Southeast Region* 10,970 12,240 1,270 11.58 609 NA
Southwest Region* 8,820 9,830 1,010 11.45 496 NA
West Central Region* 8,030 8,440 410 5.11 394 NA

* - Workforce Investment Areas
** - Why are the employment levels different for the same occupation?