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Occupational Employment Statistics


35-1012 First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers

Directly supervise and coordinate activities of workers engaged in preparing and serving food.

Geography Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Central Minnesota 1,23063$20.19/hr$14.01/hr$16.14/hr$19.42/hr$24.04/hr$27.50/hr
Northeast Minnesota 82071$18.57/hr$13.35/hr$14.67/hr$16.86/hr$20.68/hr$27.36/hr
Northwest Minnesota 1,120104$18.23/hr$11.62/hr$15.13/hr$17.98/hr$20.37/hr$25.50/hr
Southeast Minnesota 1,220107$19.19/hr$13.72/hr$15.98/hr$18.46/hr$21.08/hr$25.74/hr
Southwest Minnesota 65064$17.50/hr$12.34/hr$14.26/hr$17.11/hr$19.84/hr$23.84/hr
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 9,150538$21.36/hr$14.76/hr$16.98/hr$20.30/hr$25.44/hr$30.51/hr
Minnesota 14,420591$20.48/hr$14.15/hr$16.37/hr$19.44/hr$24.31/hr$29.52/hr
U S 891,5406,241$18.86/hr$11.42/hr$13.73/hr$17.22/hr$22.90/hr$29.55/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Trade, Transportation and Utilities700$20.69/hr
Financial ActivitiesN/A$21.73/hr
Professional and Business Services60$21.30/hr
Education and Health Services1,140$21.66/hr
Leisure and Hospitality12,060$19.18/hr
Other Services180$19.35/hr
Public Administration120$24.17/hr
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2018-2028
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 250$17.56/hrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 260$17.94/hrN/A
Northeast Balance of State 290$17.15/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 390$15.52/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 440$18.26/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 450$18.06/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 640$19.10/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 650$17.11/hr0.8%
Duluth MN-WI MSA 670$17.18/hrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 770$18.93/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 770$17.68/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 820$16.86/hr1.7%
Northwest Balance of State 910$18.10/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 1,120$17.98/hr0.9%
Southeast Minnesota 1,220$18.46/hr5.0%
Central Minnesota 1,230$19.42/hr5.9%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 9,150$20.30/hr6.7%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 10,090$20.31/hrN/A
Minnesota 14,420$19.44/hr5.5%

Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2018-2028
Food Service Managers 2,890$28.62/hr5.0%
Chefs and Head Cooks 1,160$25.24/hr7.0%
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 17,160$22.86/hr-0.1%
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 6,880$17.31/hr5.8%

  • Supervise and participate in kitchen and dining area cleaning activities.
  • Specify food portions and courses, production and time sequences, and workstation and equipment arrangements.
  • Compile and balance cash receipts at the end of the day or shift.
  • Record production, operational, and personnel data on specified forms.
  • Assign duties, responsibilities, and work stations to employees in accordance with work requirements.
  • Observe and evaluate workers and work procedures to ensure quality standards and service, and complete disciplinary write-ups.
  • Train workers in food preparation, and in service, sanitation, and safety procedures.
  • Perform food preparation and serving duties, such as carving meat, preparing flambe dishes, or serving wine and liquor.
  • Greet and seat guests, and present menus and wine lists.
  • Present bills and accept payments.