Cooks, Private Household

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What do they do?

Prepare meals in private homes. Includes personal chefs.

Also known as:

Certified Personal Chef (CPC), Personal Chef, Private Chef

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Projected Growth Rate

Employment of Cooks, Private Household is projected to grow 3 percent from 2018 to 2028, more slowly than average compared to all occupations.

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Projected Employment

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Projected Employment Rankings For All United States:

  • 3.9%

    Percent Change

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  • 5,700

    Annual Projected Job Openings

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Typical College Majors

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★ Number of granted degrees for degree type, Award of less than 1 academic year, is listed after the major.

Education Level

  • Doctorate or Professional Degree (0.2%)
  • Master's degree (0.8%)
  • Bachelor's degree (5.3%)
  • Associate's degree (6%)
  • Some college, no degree (18.8%)
  • High school diploma equivalent (41.2%)
  • Less than high school diploma (27.6%)

Percent of workers in this field

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People in this career often know a lot about:

  • Customer and Personal Service - Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • Food Production - Knowledge of techniques and equipment for planting, growing, and harvesting food products (both plant and animal) for consumption, including storage/handling techniques.
  • Sales and Marketing - Knowledge of principles and methods for showing, promoting, and selling products or services. This includes marketing strategy and tactics, product demonstration, sales techniques, and sales control systems.
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People in this career often have talent in:

  • Near Vision - The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
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Activities: what you might do in a day

People in this career often do these activities:

  • Plan menu options.
  • Store supplies or goods in kitchens or storage areas.
  • Prepare foods for cooking or serving.
  • Prepare breads or doughs.
  • Compile data or documentation.
  • Cook foods.
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Related occupations

This page includes data from:

O*NET OnLine Career data: O*NET 25.1 Database by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration (“USDOL/ETA”). Used under the CC BY 4.0 license. O*NET® is a trademark of USDOL/ETA

Occupation statistics: USDOL U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Employment Statistics

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