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
Southeast Minnesota 1,240109$18.64/hr$13.23/hr$15.15/hr$17.65/hr$21.53/hr$25.49/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Trade, Transportation and Utilities760$18.56/hr
Financial ActivitiesN/AN/A
Professional and Business Services70$20.78/hr
Education and Health Services1,230$20.94/hr
Leisure and Hospitality14,800$17.71/hr
Other Services170$16.90/hr
Public Administration100$24.43/hr
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Northeast Balance of State 300$16.68/hrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 310$15.90/hrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 350$16.03/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 450$14.42/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 510$16.56/hr0.6%
St Cloud MN MSA 570$17.83/hrN/A
Central Minnesota 600$17.48/hr2.8%
Southwest Balance of State 650$16.45/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 670$17.30/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 780$17.44/hrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 790$18.09/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 920$15.29/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 940$15.70/hr-2.6%
Northwest Balance of State 1,010$16.57/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 1,020$15.30/hr2.5%
Southeast Minnesota 1,240$17.65/hr1.5%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 11,020$18.80/hr8.5%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 12,240$18.66/hrN/A
Minnesota 17,270$17.98/hr5.5%

Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Food Service Managers 3,870$27.88/hr6.0%
Chefs and Head Cooks 1,600$24.76/hr5.3%
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 19,370$20.88/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.