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Occupational Report for Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other (35-9099) , Oregon Statewide
Occupational Description

All food preparation and serving related workers not listed separately.

Employment Outlook for Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other
Statewide Employment Analysis Employment in this occupation in 2012 was somewhat larger than the statewide average for all occupations. The total number of job openings is projected to be somewhat higher than the statewide average number of job openings for all occupations through 2022. This occupation is expected to grow at about the statewide average growth rate for all occupations through 2022.

Reasonable employment opportunities exist.

Data Sources and Limitations
Current Employment Department Job Openings for Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other There are 5 current openings for this occupation. Openings 1 through 5 are listed below.
Job Title Date Posted Location Wage Offered
Server 8/15/14 Dallas $9.10/hr
Server 8/15/14 Dallas $9.10/hr
Dietary Aide 8/15/14 Dallas $9.10/hr to $9.20/hr DOE
Dietary Aide 8/15/14 Dallas $9.10/hr to $9.20/hr DOE
Catering Cook/Prep Cook 7/28/14 Klamath Falls $9.55/hr
Job Openings from the Web for Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other There are no openings for this occupation.
State of Oregon License Information for Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other
License License Authority Web Site
Foodhandler Certification Oregon Health Authority - Public Health Division
Wages for Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other
Region ---------------- 2014 Wages ----------------
Percentiles (hourly wages) Avg
Hourly
($/hr)
Avg
Annual
10th 25th 50th
(median)
75th 90th
Note: This occupation has a large share of part-time workers.
Annual wages for occupations with a large share of part-time workers may overstate actual income.
Oregon Statewide $9.22 $9.40 $11.11 $14.10 $16.94 $12.09 $25,159
Clatsop / Columbia / Tillamook 12.14 12.98 14.36 16.58 18.01 14.83 30,851
Multnomah / Washington 9.25 9.55 12.47 15.39 17.85 13.05 27,140
Marion / Polk / Yamhill 9.24 9.40 10.00 12.78 15.64 11.33 23,562
Benton / Lincoln / Linn 9.28 9.48 10.95 13.15 14.66 11.54 23,989
Lane 9.21 9.34 9.98 12.23 14.54 11.03 22,955
Douglas 9.11 9.21 9.31 9.46 10.18 9.46 19,672
Coos / Curry 9.19 9.27 9.43 10.40 13.05 10.32 21,457
Jackson / Josephine 9.32 9.54 12.46 14.29 16.67 12.47 25,948
Crook / Deschutes / Jefferson 9.76 10.47 11.65 14.93 17.18 12.65 26,294
Clackamas 9.26 9.39 10.36 13.99 17.33 11.97 24,907
Data Sources and Limitations
Regional Employment Projections for Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other
Region Employment Change % Change Projected Annual Openings
2012 2022 Growth Replacement Total
Oregon Statewide 1,635 1,879 244 14.9% 24 88 112
Multnomah / Washington 487 580 93 19.1% 9 26 35
Lane 276 325 49 17.8% 5 15 20
Benton / Lincoln / Linn 276 307 31 11.2% 3 15 18
Marion / Polk / Yamhill 208 233 25 12.0% 2 11 13
Jackson / Josephine 148 170 22 14.9% 2 8 10
Clackamas 65 72 7 10.8% 1 4 5
Crook / Deschutes / Jefferson 42 46 4 9.5% 0 2 2
Gilliam / Hood River / Sherman / Wheeler / Wasco 40 47 7 17.5% 1 2 3
Douglas 37 42 5 13.5% 0 2 2
Coos / Curry 17 18 1 5.9% 0 1 1
Baker / Union / Wallowa 12 13 1 8.3% 0 1 1
Klamath / Lake 9 10 1 11.1% 0 0 0
Clatsop / Columbia / Tillamook 9 9 0 0.0% 0 0 0
Grant / Harney / Malheur 3 3 0 0.0% 0 0 0
Morrow / Umatilla 3 3 0 0.0% 0 0 0

These estimates do not include self-employment. Replacement openings are caused by existing workers permanently leaving their occupation. Many additional job openings occur due to job changes within occupations.
Data Sources and Limitations
Industries of Employment for Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other
Industry
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Ownership 2012
Employment
Total All Industries All 1,635
Total All Industries Private 1,288
Retail Trade Private 51
General Merchandise Stores Private 44
Other General Merchandise Stores Private 44
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services Private 200
Administrative and Support Services Private 200
Employment Services Private 200
Educational Services Private 42
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools Private 42
Health Care and Social Assistance Private 428
Hospitals Private 381
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals Private 375
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities Private 25
Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Assisted Living Facilities for the Elderly Private 25
Social Assistance Private 19
Individual and Family Services Private 17
Accommodation and Food Services Private 544
Accommodation, including Hotels and Motels Private 159
Traveler Accommodation Private 104
RV (Recreational Vehicle) Parks and Recreational Camps Private 47
Food Services and Drinking Places Private 385
Special Food Services Private 142
Restaurants and Other Eating Places Private 243
Total All Industries State 166
Educational Services State 166
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools State 166
Total All Industries Local 122
Educational Services Local 105
Elementary and Secondary Schools Local 20
Junior Colleges Local 85
Health Care and Social Assistance Local 15
Educational Requirements for Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other There are typically no educational requirements for this occupation. Those with a high school diploma or equivalent have a competitive advantage in the labor market. In addition, short-term on-the-job training is typically needed, once employed, to attain competency in the skills needed in this occupation.
Skills for Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other
  • Apply Food Handling Rules
  • Apply Health And Sanitation Standards
  • Clean Or Prepare Tables In Eating Establishments
  • Interpret And Apply Health Regulations In Lodging And Food Service
  • Stock And Replenish Vending Machines
  • Stock, Organize And Clean Shelves
  • Work As A Team Member
Schools and Training Providers for Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other No programs of training are associated with this occupation.
Career Pathway Roadmaps for Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other No Career Pathway links were found for this occupation.
Related Occupations The scores listed below indicates how closely the skills for Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other matches the occupation in the list. A score of 100% means the occupations have identical skill sets. A maximum of 10 occupations are displayed below.
Occupation Skill Overlap
Dining Room And Cafeteria Attendants And Bartender Helpers 40%
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant 36%
Dishwashers 31%