Restaurants are the top employers of people in the economy, especially for teenagers who are still studying and are also looking for a part-time job to provide for their needs. The whole restaurant industry in the US is expected to employ 15.3 million people.
But let’s just focus on Fast Food Restaurants for now. There are 4,608,039 people employed in the Fast Food Restaurants industry in the US as of 2019. The number of people employed has increased to 3.2% on average over the five years between 2014 and 2019. The average Fast Food Restaurants business in the US has 16.1 employees. The average business in the Fast Food Restaurants industry in the US now employs more workers than it did five years ago. The revenue per employee for the average business in the Fast Food industry has increased in the last five years too.
The Fast Food Restaurants industry in the US is the 2nd ranked Accommodation and Food Services industry by employment and the 5th largest in the US.