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 EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Northwest Minnesota 58036$16.65/hr$11.09/hr$13.69/hr$15.96/hr$18.90/hr$23.34/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Trade, Transportation and Utilities660$19.04/hr
Financial ActivitiesN/AN/A
Professional and Business ServicesN/A$21.74/hr
Education and Health Services1,220$20.28/hr
Leisure and Hospitality13,850$17.49/hr
Other Services150$17.39/hr
Public Administration130$28.27/hr
Geography EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 280$15.55/hrN/A
Northeast Balance of State 300$15.84/hrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 380$15.83/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 510$14.01/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 570$15.87/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 580$15.96/hr0.6%
St Cloud MN MSA 620$17.97/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 640$16.29/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 740$17.86/hrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 760$17.31/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 860$16.04/hr-2.6%
Central Minnesota 910$17.39/hr2.8%
Duluth MN-WI MSA 970$14.95/hrN/A
Northwest Balance of State 1,010$15.83/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 1,070$14.86/hr2.5%
Southeast Minnesota 1,200$16.82/hr1.5%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 10,160$18.78/hr8.5%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 11,300$18.59/hrN/A
Minnesota 16,130$17.86/hr5.5%

Occupations EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Food Service Managers 3,540$28.13/hr6.0%
Chefs and Head Cooks 1,830$24.10/hr5.3%
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Retail Sales Workers 20,360$20.02/hr2.6%

  • 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.
  • Present bills and accept payments.
  • Estimate ingredients and supplies required to prepare a recipe.