ServSafe Certification

We asked 93,965 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?

64%

Did this certification help you make more money?

64% said earning their ServSafe Certification helped them make more money.Based on 93,908 responses

Did this certification help you get a job?

63%

Did this certification help you get a job?

63% said earning their ServSafe Certification helped them get a job.Based on 93,906 responses

Would you recommend this certification?

95%

Would you recommend this certification?

95% said they would recommend a family member of friend to earn their ServSafe Certification.Based on 93,911 responses

Why did you decide to earn your ServSafe Certification?

Based on 93,965 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 72,639 responses
ManagerView jobs
8%
Shift ManagerView jobs
7%
Assistant ManagerView jobs
7%
General ManagerView jobs
6%
4%
Other job titles: 1,097

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

64,063 people answered
That I could use this for all cook jobs.
May 3, 2021
How much people would disrespect me for being a manager at a younger age and they won’t listen because I’m younger than them
May 3, 2021
Nothing. I was already self taught in the requirements
May 3, 2021
I wish I would have applied for sooner because the course isn’t complicated at all to achieve.
May 3, 2021
All the opportunities that comes with it
May 3, 2021
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What advice would you give to someone interested in earning their ServSafe Certification?

71,069 people answered
Apply because having Serv safe certification will give you opportunities within that fillled
May 3, 2021
The class is in person and lasts all day. I’d suggest bringing snacks.
May 3, 2021
This tests requires a lot of studying about different food safety procedures and food allergens. If the restaurant your looking to apply for doesn’t have shellfish and or other varies meat items you still need to the know the importance of them.
May 3, 2021
It is well worth the time it takes to study.
May 3, 2021
If you want to get ahead in your job do what it takes!
May 2, 2021
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