Career Outlook for Institution and Cafeteria Cooks

Also known as:  Cafeteria Cook, Camp Cook, Galley Cook, Institutional Cook, Mess Cook, School Cook
The overall job outlook for Institution or Cafeteria Cook careers has been negative since 2004. Vacancies for this career have decreased by 3.34 percent nationwide in that time, with an average decline of 0.56 percent per year. Demand for Institution and Cafeteria Cooks is expected to go up, with an expected 42,000 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 1.35 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Institution and Cafeteria Cooks in the following states
Texas 35,200
California 22,790
Ohio 21,970
Pennsylvania 19,790
New York 18,020
Tennessee 16,090
Illinois 14,430
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Institution and Cafeteria Cooks
Virgin Islands 150
Guam 150
Alaska 860
Hawaii 990
Rhode Island 1,000
North Dakota 1,120
Vermont 1,140