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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
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 8,580128$22.89/hr$16.28/hr$18.99/hr$20.84/hr$25.99/hr$32.15/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Trade, Transportation and Utilities590$23.37/hr
Financial Activities10$26.42/hr
Professional and Business Services50$21.35/hr
Education and Health Services1,200$25.83/hr
Leisure and Hospitality12,660$20.23/hr
Other Services140$21.39/hr
Public Administration80$29.02/hr
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Northeast Balance of State 340$19.32/hrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 350$20.40/hrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 360$19.26/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 560$17.00/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 560$19.41/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 560$19.80/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 680$19.74/hrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 830$20.58/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 880$19.12/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 900$19.54/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 920$19.56/hr17.5%
Northeast Minnesota 960$19.31/hr15.9%
Northwest Balance of State 1,090$19.89/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 1,300$19.88/hr16.9%
Southeast Minnesota 1,400$19.63/hr18.6%
Central Minnesota 1,690$20.13/hr16.5%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 8,580$20.84/hr18.0%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 9,860$20.84/hrN/A
Minnesota 14,880$20.51/hr17.8%

Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Food Service Managers 2,510$30.08/hr15.4%
Chefs and Head Cooks 1,460$23.66/hr20.7%
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 17,490$23.51/hr-5.9%
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 8,000$19.08/hr7.5%

  • 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.