Food Counter Attendant and Kitchen Helper

NOC#: 65201

Number employed in the occupation:


Gender of people employed in the occupation:

# of Women: 520


# of Men: 210


Age of people working in the occupation:

Age 15 to 29: 525

Age 30 to 54: 85

Age 55 to 64: 110

Age 65 and older: 10

Highest Education level of people working in the occupation:

No certificate, diploma or degree: 310

Secondary school diploma: 280

Apprenticeship or trades certificate: 20

College certificate or diploma: 90

University diploma or degree: 20

Median Incomes of people working in the occupation (2022)

Median income for an entry-level employee: Minimum Wage

Median income for all employees in the occupation: $15.43

Median income for an experienced employee: $20.57

Annual online job postings in 2023 for this occupation:

35 online job postings

Average advertised hourly wage: $17.24/hour

Industries that employ most people working in the occupation:

72 Accommodation and Food Services 505 (69.2%)
62 Health Care and Social Assistance 160 (21.9%)
44-45 Retail 30 (4.1%)

Employment outlook:


  • Employment is expected to remain relatively stable.
  • Not many positions will become available due to retirements.
  • High employee turnover in this occupation could lead to additional employment opportunities.