Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers

AUTOMATION RISK
CALCULATED
69%
risk level
POLLING
57%
Based on 23 votes
LABOR DEMAND
GROWTH
16.9%
by year 2032
WAGES
$31,180
or $14.99 per hour
Volume
483,390
as of 2023
SUMMARY
JOB SCORE
4.2/10

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Automation risk

69% (High Risk)

High Risk (61-80%): Jobs in this category face a significant threat from automation, as many of their tasks can be easily automated using current or near-future technologies.

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Some quite important qualities of the job are difficult to automate:

  • Assisting and Caring for Others

  • Manual Dexterity

User poll

57% chance of full automation within the next two decades

Our visitors have voted they are unsure if this occupation will be automated. However, the automation risk level we have generated suggests a much higher chance of automation: 69% chance of automation.

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Growth

Very fast growth relative to other professions

The number of 'Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers' job openings is expected to rise 16.9% by 2032

Total employment, and estimated job openings

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031
Updated projections are due 09-2023.

Wages

Very low paid relative to other professions

In 2023, the median annual wage for 'Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers' was $31,180, or $14 per hour

'Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers' were paid 35.1% lower than the national median wage, which stood at $48,060

Wages over time

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

Volume

Significantly greater range of job opportunities compared to other professions

As of 2023 there were 483,390 people employed as 'Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers' within the United States.

This represents around 0.32% of the employed workforce across the country

Put another way, around 1 in 314 people are employed as 'Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers'.

Job description

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.

SOC Code: 35-9011.00

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