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Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food

in Massachusetts

Perform duties which combine preparing and serving food and nonalcoholic beverages.

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
353021  Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 49,320 54,492 5,172 10.49 % 2,111 517 1,594 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    40,250  82 % 44,710  82 % 4,460  11 % $23,940
Food and Beverage Stores    3,710  8 % 4,050  7 % 340  9 % $27,510
Educational Services    2,660  5 % 2,850  5 % 190  7 % $28,050
Educational Services    2,660  5 % 2,850  5 % 190  7 % $28,050
Health Care and Social Assistance    1,290  3 % 1,430  3 % 140  10 % $28,280
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities    730  1 % 790  1 % 60  9 % $24,600
General Merchandise Stores    510  1 % 500  1 % -10  -1 % $25,000
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation    260  1 % 280  1 % 20  7 % $24,640
Social Assistance    250  1 % 300  1 % 50  17 % $27,150
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries    230  0 % 250  0 % 20  7 % $24,640
Administrative and Support Services    160  0 % 180  0 % 20  10 % $26,770
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
Department Economic Research
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