Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers

Prospects: Very Favorable

*According to projected annual openings and year-over-year growth
Facilitate food service. Clean tables, remove dirty dishes, replace soiled table linens; set tables; replenish supply of clean linens, silverware, glassware, and dishes; supply service bar with food; and serve items such as water, condiments, and coffee to patrons.

Number of positions

2012: 13,670    2014: 14,870

Annual job postings

New: 600    Replacement: 700
(Total: 1,300)   

Salaries in NYC

Starting at:
Up to:

Educational requirements

Minimum education:
Less than high school

Work experience:

On-the-job training:
Short-term on-the-job training

Education level achieved by workers


Sources: New York State Department of Labor, U.S. Department of Labor.