Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop

4.0/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
78%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
15.1%
by 2031
WAGES
$24,600
or $11.83 hourly
VOLUME
324,690
as of 2021

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 78% (Robots are watching)

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop' job openings is expected to rise 15.1% by 2031
'Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop' is expected to be a very fast growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.

What are the median wages for 'Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop' in the United States?

In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop' was $24,600, or $11.83 hourly
'Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop' are paid 46.2% lower than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed as hosts and hostesses, restaurant, lounge, and coffee shop?

As of 2021 there were 324,690 people employed as Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop within the United States.
This represents around 0.23% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 433 people are employed as Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop.

Job description

Welcome patrons, seat them at tables or in lounge, and help ensure quality of facilities and service.

SOC Code: 35-9031.00

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