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Cooks, Fast Food

in Massachusetts

Prepare and cook food in a fast food restaurant with a limited menu. Duties of these cooks are limited to preparation of a few basic items and normally involve operating large-volume single-purpose cooking equipment.

Occupation Projection for Cooks, Fast Food

SOC
Code
Title Employment Change Average Annual Typical education needed for entry
2016 2026 Level Percent Exits Transfers Change Openings
352011  Cooks, Fast Food 7,026 6,683 -343 -4.88 % 402 548 -34 916 No formal educational credential 

Cooks, Fast Food Projections by Industry

Industry 2016
Employment
Projected 2026 Employment Change
2016-2026
2017
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Accommodation and Food Services    6,830  97 % 6,470  97 % -360  -5 % $26,800
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation    130  2 % 150  2 % 20  9 % $27,780
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries    130  2 % 150  2 % 20  9 % $27,780
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
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