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Waiters and Waitresses

in Massachusetts

Take orders and serve food and beverages to patrons at tables in dining establishment. Excludes "Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop" (35-3022).

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
353031  Waiters and Waitresses 58,623 60,273 1,650 2.81 % 2,986 165 2,821 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    54,130  92 % 55,200  92 % 1,070  2 % $28,290
Food Services and Drinking Places    51,290  87 % 52,250  87 % 960  2 % $28,140
Accommodation, including Hotels and Motels    2,850  5 % 2,950  5 % 100  4 % $30,980
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation    1,970  3 % 2,090  3 % 120  6 % $27,470
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries    1,880  3 % 1,990  3 % 110  6 % $27,070
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