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Cooks, Restaurant

in Massachusetts

Prepare, season, and cook dishes such as soups, meats, vegetables, or desserts in restaurants. May order supplies, keep records and accounts, price items on menu, or plan menu.

All Industry Projections for this Occupation

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Code
Title Employment Change Annual Average Openings Typical education needed for entry
2014 2024 Level Percent Total Growth Replace-
ments
352014  Cooks, Restaurant 24,413 27,869 3,456 14.16 % 992 346 646 No formal educational credential 

Industry Projections for this Occupation

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Projection Table Definitions and Notes
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    23,520  96 % 26,910  97 % 3,390  14 % $28,970
Food Services and Drinking Places    22,130  91 % 25,430  91 % 3,300  15 % $28,580
Accommodation, including Hotels and Motels    1,400  6 % 1,480  5 % 80  6 % $36,170
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation    670  3 % 730  3 % 60  9 % $32,640
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries    650  3 % 720  3 % 70  9 % $32,670
Food and Beverage Stores    100  0 % 110  0 % 10  4 % $32,890
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