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Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants

Wages & Outlook

 

Typical Wages

Wages listed below are for a variety of experience and education levels. Make sure that you research the typical entry-level education and work experience and training requirements for this occupation.

This career: $14.53
Statewide median: $23.81

 

This career pays well below the statewide median wage.


Wages for Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants *

Area Low Median High
U S
$11.40 $13.92 $15.52
Minnesota
$12.75 $14.53 $15.53
Central Minnesota
$12.34 $13.52 $15.19
Northeast Minnesota
$11.55 $13.89 $14.84
Northwest Minnesota
$12.16 $13.89 $14.72
Southeast Minnesota
$11.96 $14.10 $14.92
Southwest Minnesota
$12.30 $14.53 $14.97
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$12.47 $14.81 $15.84

* "Low" indicates 25% of workers earn less and 75% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 75% of workers earn less and 25% earn more.

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Employment

In Minnesota, there are 4,930 workers employed in this medium-sized career.

Where do Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants most often work?

 

Current Demand

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This career is currently in very high demand.

 

Future Demand   This career is projected to grow much faster than average.

This career is seeing very high growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 8,142 new Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants to meet market demand between 2020-2030. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.

 

Employment Outlook for Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants
Area Employment Employment Change
2020 2030 Number Percent
U S 389,000 492,500 103,600 26.6%
Minnesota 3,779 4,643 864 22.9%
Central Minnesota 427 519 92 21.5%
Northeast Minnesota 183 225 42 23%
Northwest Minnesota 193 240 47 24.4%
Southeast Minnesota 491 609 118 24%
Southwest Minnesota 135 174 39 28.9%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 2,206 2,707 501 22.7%


Source: You can learn about our data sources in the About Us section.




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