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ServSafe Certification

We asked 54,446 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
  • 63% 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 54,389 responses

63% said earning their ServSafe Certification helped them make more money

Did this certification help you get a job?

Based on 54,387 responses

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

Would you recommend this certification?

Based on 54,392 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 54,446 responses

Required for my current job

56%

Make more money

23%

Changing careers

6%

Get an edge over other candidates

16%

Help my career progression

47%

Other

16%

What was your job title after earning this certification?

Based on 41,767 responses

Manager View jobs

8%

Assistant Manager View jobs

7%

Shift Manager View jobs

7%

General Manager View jobs

6%

Cook View jobs

4%

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

35,967 people answered

“I wish that knew how important having servsafe was I would have applied at more career focus establishments.”

Dec. 31, 2019

“Many employers, especially in the food industry, look at this highly and I never recognized that.”

Dec. 31, 2019

“Necessary in most places of business.”

Dec. 31, 2019

“I wish I had continued to push even further after getting the certificate.”

Dec. 31, 2019

“The knowledge/information I know now after learning and passing the exam materials.”

Dec. 31, 2019

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

40,765 people answered

“If you're currently employer offer the chance to get certification, do it.”

Dec. 31, 2019

“This is knowledge worth knowing no matter what field you are in.”

Dec. 31, 2019

“Study the illnesses more. They are the hardest to remember.”

Dec. 31, 2019

“The need to study and pay attention to even the little things that are shown and taught to you during the course.”

Dec. 31, 2019

“Study very hard and you will do well.”

Dec. 31, 2019

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