Ohio adding 20K summer restaurant jobs
May 29, 2012
expected to add nearly 20,000 restaurant jobs this summer, an increase
March employment levels of 5.3 percent.
across the country are expected to add 450,000 jobs this summer, a 4.6
from the total number of restaurant jobs in March, according to a
the National Restaurant Association
industry employment growth will outpace overall employment growth for
year in a row this year, illustrating the key role restaurants play in
nation’s economy,” Hudson Riehle, senior vice president of the research
knowledge group for the NRA, said in a news release. “The boost of this
450,000 summer jobs will propel total eating and drinking place
its highest on record.”
million restaurants nationwide employ nearly 10 percent of the nation’s
force, Riehle said.
region has been a hotbed of restaurant growth with burger places such
Guys Burgers and Fries
growing. In addition,
local chain Hot Head Burritos continues to open new locations.
for a slideshow of the top-rated restaurants in the Dayton area.
Ohio is one
of the states expected to add the most jobs. As of March, restaurants
about 375,000 people in Ohio. That number is expected to hit nearly
states projected to add the most jobs this summer are: New York,
Massachusetts, Texas, New Jersey, Michigan, and Illinois.
expected to add 5,300 restaurant jobs this summer, a 3.7 percent
March employment levels. Kentucky, which employed 142,800 workers in
restaurant industry in March, is expected to see employment increase
percent, to 148,100 workers.
Indiana is expected to add 8,200 workers,
an increase of 3.8 percent.
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