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Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants

Clean tables, clear dirty dishes, replace tablecloths and linens, and perform other food service tasks.

Quick Facts


Well below the statewide median
$14.19 / hour    Read more about wages


Well above statewide average
Growth rate:  26.6%    Read more about outlook


High School or less is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Add garnishes to food.
  • Arrange food for serving.
  • Cut cooked or raw foods.
  • Stock serving stations or dining areas with food or supplies.
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Job Title Examples:

Bar Back
Wait Staff

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