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Chefs and Head Cooks

in Massachusetts

Direct and may participate in the preparation, seasoning, and cooking of salads, soups, fish, meats, vegetables, desserts, or other foods. May plan and price menu items, order supplies, and keep records and accounts.

All Industry Projections for this Occupation

SOC
Code
Title Employment Change Annual Average Openings Typical education needed for entry
2014 2024 Level Percent Total Growth Replace-
ments
351011  Chefs and Head Cooks 4,141 4,484 343 8.28 % 96 34 62 High school diploma or equivalent 

Industry Projections for this Occupation

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Industry 2014
Employment
Projected 2024 Employment Change
2014-2024
2016
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Accommodation and Food Services    3,260  79 % 3,520  78 % 260  8 % $53,490
Food Services and Drinking Places    2,960  71 % 3,200  71 % 240  8 % $52,850
Accommodation, including Hotels and Motels    300  7 % 320  7 % 20  7 % $61,090
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation    280  7 % 310  7 % 30  11 % $64,340
Health Care and Social Assistance    120  3 % 150  3 % 30  21 % $59,050
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
Department Economic Research
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