Restaurant Workforce Recovery: Top 50 U.S. Cities
Two years after the first wave of COVID-19, restaurants remain understaffed. This is true to a certain extent in all major cities — but some have made stronger employment gains than others.
Using new data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, our latest report answers the following questions:
Where has restaurant employment recovered fastest and slowest?
Where have restaurant wages increased fastest and slowest?
Where are restaurant workers the most underpaid compared to other industries?
From New York, NY, to Birmingham, AL, the report includes a full page analyzing data from each of the 50 largest U.S. metro areas. If you operate in any of those markets, this data will help you make sense of the current hiring landscape and develop a workforce strategy.