Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop


Serve food to diners at counter or from a steam table. Include counter attendants who also wait tables with 'Waiters and Waitresses' (35-3031).


Top Industries of Employment

  1. Eating And Drinking Places
  2. Grocery Stores
  3. Misc. Amusement, Recreation Services
  4. Retail Bakeries
  5. Elementary And Secondary Schools

2002 - 2003 Wages
by MSA and Workforce Investment Areas

Area Employment**
Total
Hourly Wage Annual
Mean Entry Experienced Mean Entry Experienced
Missouri 8,860 7.61 6.16 8.34 15,830 12,800 17,350
Columbia MSA 110 6.83 6.14 7.17 14,200 12,770 14,920
St Joseph MSA 320 6.79 6.27 7.05 14,120 13,050 14,660
Springfield MSA 1,010 7.08 6.20 7.51 14,720 12,900 15,630
St Louis MSA 5,450 7.93 6.25 8.77 16,490 13,000 18,230
Kansas City* 1,770 7.53 6.10 8.25 15,664 12,680 17,157
Central Region* 450 7.24 6.20 7.76 15,058 12,899 16,138
Northwest Region* 320 6.79 6.26 7.06 14,127 13,024 14,678
Ozark Region* 1,190 7.23 6.20 7.74 15,035 12,897 16,103
South Central Region* 50 6.43 6.25 6.52 13,376 13,009 13,560
Southwest Region* 360 7.42 6.30 7.98 15,432 13,103 16,596
St. Louis City* 530 8.09 6.28 9.00 16,835 13,065 18,720
St. Louis County* 2,990 8.00 6.19 8.91 16,638 12,869 18,523
West Central Region* 60 7.69 6.14 8.46 15,987 12,773 17,594
Jefferson/Franklin Consortium* 300 6.50 5.91 6.80 13,525 12,289 14,143

Long-term Employment Projections

Area Employment ** Change 2000-2010 Annual
Avg Openings
Long-term
Outlook
2000 Estimated 2010 Projected Number Percent
Missouri 8,890 9,870 980 11.02 788 Outstanding
Kansas City MSA 3,680 4,100 420 11.41 328 Outstanding
St Louis MSA 5,030 5,660 630 12.52 453 Outstanding
Central Region* 870 1,040 170 19.54 85 Great
Northwest Region* 320 340 20 6.25 24 Great
Ozark Region* 1,170 1,380 210 17.95 112 Outstanding
South Central Region* 200 220 20 10.00 18 Outstanding
Southwest Region* 330 350 20 6.06 28 Great
West Central Region* 270 290 20 7.41 23 Outstanding

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



This Occupation generally requires short-term on-the-job training