• First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers
  • Hospitality and Tourism
  • Annual Median Wage
    $ 33,260
    $22,210 range bar $52,750
    Annual NC Wage Range
    Growth Rate
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    Fast Growing
  • First-line supervisors of food preparation and serving workers directly oversee and coordinate activities of workers engaged in preparing and serving food in a variety of settings.

What do they typically do

  • Oversee food preparation, portion sizes, and the overall presentation of food
  • Train workers in food preparation, and in service, sanitation, and safety procedures
  • Make sure that employees comply with health and food safety standards and regulations
  • Manage the inventory and order food and beverages, equipment, and supplies
  • Investigate and resolve complaints about food quality or service
  • Perform financial activities such as cash handling, deposit preparation, and payroll
  • Inspect supplies, equipment, and work areas
  • Compile and balance cash receipts at the end of the day or shift

Number of Jobs

Average Annual
Job Growth +1.0%
Job Opening 6,250

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Education & Training

  • Education

    These occupations usually require a high school diploma.
    Associated Programs or Majors
    • NA

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