Kitchen Helpers


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Kitchen Helpers

Kitchen Helpers - Employment & Outlook

The table below provides information about the number of workers in this occupation in various regions. It also provides information about the expected growth rate and future job openings.

Employment

Major employers:

  • Full-service restaurants
  • Fast food restaurants
  • Hotels and motels
  • Nursing and personal care facilities

Outlook

Demand for this occupation is expected to show little to no change. Fewer dish washers and kitchen helpers are needed however, the increase in the number of restaurants and continued popularity of eating out will create some demand.

Many of the job openings will occur as kitchen helpers leave their jobs for jobs that pay better. This is common in occupations that require little training and offer flexible hours.

Kitchen Helpers (CIS 100112)

Location Employment & Growth >>>> Annual openings



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Illinois
17,058
Very large
&
8.9%
5.8%
>>>>
2,888
Very High
  Champaign Area
378
Very large
&
10.6%
7.0%
>>>>
65
Very High
  Charleston-Effingham-Centralia Area
306
Large
&
8.2%
5.0%
>>>>
51
Very High
  Cook County
7,797
Very large
&
7.5%
5.6%
>>>>
1,303
Very High
  Decatur Area
169
Large
&
16.6%
7.0%
>>>>
32
Very High
  DeKalb-Elgin-Aurora Area
791
Very large
&
16.7%
9.7%
>>>>
144
Very High
  Du Page County
1,503
Large
&
3.9%
5.4%
>>>>
241
Very High
  Edwardsville Area
386
Very large
&
11.4%
5.1%
>>>>
66
Very High
  Jacksonville-Carlinville-Litchfield Area
150
Large
&
12.7%
7.0%
>>>>
27
Very High
  Kankakee-Morris-Pontiac Area
209
Large
&
11.0%
5.2%
>>>>
36
Very High
  Lake County
873
Very large
&
11.1%
8.6%
>>>>
151
Very High
  McHenry County
299
Very large
&
6.0%
6.8%
>>>>
49
Very High
  Mt Vernon-Marion-Carbondale Area
281
Very large
&
11.7%
6.8%
>>>>
49
Very High
  Northwest Illinois Area
349
Very large
&
6.3%
3.6%
>>>>
58
Very High
  Peoria-Bloomington Area
881
Very large
&
10.0%
7.3%
>>>>
151
Very High
  Quincy-Macomb-Galesburg Area
260
Very large
&
8.1%
4.3%
>>>>
44
Very High
  Rock Island-Moline Area
222
Large
&
12.2%
5.7%
>>>>
39
Very High
  Rockford Area
457
Very large
&
11.2%
7.6%
>>>>
79
Very High
  Shawnee National Forest Area
106
Large
&
3.8%
2.4%
>>>>
17
Very High
  Springfield Area
359
Large
&
9.5%
4.7%
>>>>
61
Very High
  St Louis-Belleville Area
479
Very large
&
8.4%
6.4%
>>>>
81
Very High
  Vermilion County
78
Large
&
2.6%
4.9%
>>>>
12
High
  Will County
689
Very large
&
16.1%
9.1%
>>>>
125
Very High
United States
522,300
Very large
&
0.5%
3.7%
>>>>
77,600
Very High
Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.