35-0000 Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations

Occupational Employment Statistics(OES) Wage Data
Wages Updated to First Quarter, 2020
GeographyEmploymentEmp SE*MeanMean SE*10th25thMedian75th90th
Minnesota 244,3002,687$13.95/hr$0.13/hr$10.45/hr$11.12/hr$12.43/hr$15.30/hr$19.21/hr
U S 13,494,59026,989$13.05/hr$0.03/hr$8.77/hr$9.73/hr$11.86/hr$14.57/hr$18.92/hr
*SE = Standard error, a measure of the statistical reliability of the estimate.

Leading Industries for Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations
IndustryOES EmploymentOES Median Wage
Leisure and Hospitality195,310$12.24/hr
Education and Health Services25,160$14.76/hr
Trade, Transportation and Utilities12,490$13.44/hr
Other Services3,860$11.17/hr
Public Administration1,980$13.48/hr
Professional and Business Services1,930$13.18/hr
Financial Activities500$11.97/hr
Other Regional Data For Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations
Geography (click title for details)OESProjections
EmploymentMedian Wage% Change 2018 - 2028
Minnesota 244,300 $12.43/hr 5.9%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 163,360 $12.66/hr N/A
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 145,600 $12.78/hr 7.0%
Southeast Minnesota 20,950 $12.10/hr 5.7%
Northwest Balance of State 18,350 $12.17/hr N/A
Southwest Minnesota 16,840 $11.77/hr 2.7%
Northeast Minnesota 15,270 $11.95/hr 1.4%
Southeast Balance of State 13,860 $11.94/hr N/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 12,910 $11.80/hr N/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 11,760 $12.05/hr N/A
Central Minnesota 11,230 $11.98/hr 6.9%
Rochester MN MSA 10,540 $12.25/hr N/A
Northwest Minnesota 10,030 $12.15/hr 4.2%
Southwest Balance of State 10,020 $11.74/hr N/A
St Cloud MN MSA 8,320 $12.01/hr N/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 7,240 $10.64/hr N/A
Northeast Balance of State 5,410 $11.95/hr N/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 5,180 $12.00/hr N/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 5,000 $11.62/hr N/A