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Cooks, Short Order

in Massachusetts

Prepare and cook to order a variety of foods that require only a short preparation time. May take orders from customers and serve patrons at counters or tables. Excludes "Fast Food Cooks" (35-2011).

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
352015  Cooks, Short Order 5,211 4,893 -318 -6.10 % 138 138 No formal educational credential 

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    4,430  85 % 4,070  83 % -360  -8 % $32,920
Food Services and Drinking Places    4,320  83 % 3,950  81 % -370  -9 % $32,860
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation    290  6 % 300  6 % 10  6 % $29,540
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries    270  5 % 290  6 % 20  6 % $30,650
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
Department Economic Research
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