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ServSafe Certification

We asked 90,377 job seekers about their ServSafe Certification. This is what they told us:

  • 56% of job seekers said "required for my current job" was the biggest reason for earning their ServSafe Certification
  • 64% said earning their ServSafe Certification helped them make more money
  • 63% said earning their ServSafe Certification helped them get a job
  • 95% said they would recommend a family member or friend earn their ServSafe Certification

What are people saying about getting a ServSafe Certification?

Did this certification help you make more money?

Based on 90,320 responses

64% said earning their ServSafe Certification helped them make more money

Did this certification help you get a job?

Based on 90,318 responses

63% said earning their ServSafe Certification helped them get a job

Would you recommend this certification?

Based on 90,323 responses

95% said they would recommend a family member or friend earn their ServSafe Certification

Why did you decide to earn your ServSafe Certification?

Based on 90,377 responses

Required for my current job

56%

Make more money

24%

Changing careers

6%

Get an edge over other candidates

17%

Help my career progression

48%

Other

15%

What was your job title after earning this certification?

Based on 69,308 responses

Manager View jobs

8%

Shift Manager View jobs

7%

Assistant Manager View jobs

7%

General Manager View jobs

6%

Cook View jobs

4%

What do people wish they knew before earning their ServSafe Certification?

60,948 people answered

“That’s it’s a great thing to add to my resume.”

Jan. 18, 2021

“That’s it’s a great thing to add to my resume.”

Jan. 18, 2021

“I wish I knew how long it lasted or when I would need a recertification.”

Jan. 17, 2021

“That it’s important but not very helpful in getting a job”

Jan. 17, 2021

“It would be required for all Food Industry”

Jan. 17, 2021

What advice would you give to someone interested in earning their ServSafe Certification?

67,827 people answered

“Study the book, take practice quizzes”

Jan. 18, 2021

“Study the book, take practice quizzes”

Jan. 18, 2021

“Even if you don't have a carrier in the food industry this certification doesn't hurt to have. Atleast, employers know you are a clean person and if you would have to you are able to handle and prepare food appropriately.”

Jan. 17, 2021

“That it helps out a lot and always be good at what you do”

Jan. 17, 2021

“It's important to learn the complete safety and sanitary procedures to manage a successful operation.”

Jan. 17, 2021