COOK SALARY IN UNITED STATES

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Average gross salary for Cook GROSS SALARY
US$ 29,701
Average net salary for Cook NET SALARY
US$ 24,082
The most typical salary for Cook MOST TYPICAL GROSS
US$ 23,127
  Updated: 16 Aug 2020   Diff. gross vs. net: 18%
  Salary entries: 35

Average salary for Cook in United States is US$ 29,701.

Average take home earning is US$ 24,082 (Net).

The most typical salary is US$ 23,127 (Gross).

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Percentage of people Earn this salary or more
6 % US$ 72,500
20 % US$ 42,697
40 % US$ 32,600
86 % US$ 23,127
97 % US$ 16,108
100 % US$ 1,100
City Avg. gross salary Salary entries
New York City US$ 32,666 03
Portland, Oregon US$ 57,500 02
Baltimore US$ 36,000 02
Louisville US$ 33,894 02
Tampa US$ 29,000 02
Seattle US$ 25,000 02
Columbus US$ 18,216 02
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  SALARY BY LEVEL   COOK   UNITED STATES

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Salary levels Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
75K US$ 72,500
02
65K US$ 60,000
01
45K US$ 42,697
04
35K US$ 32,600
07
25K US$ 23,127
16
15K US$ 16,108
04
Less US$ 1,100
01

  SALARY BY GENDER   COOK   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Men US$ 28,862 25
Women US$ 31,500 08
N/A US$ 33,000 02

  SALARY BY EDUCATION   COOK   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Bachelors Degree US$ 35,300 04
Some College US$ 28,006 16
High School US$ 28,866 13
Bellow H. School US$ 37,500 02

Cook workers holding Bellow H. School degrees enjoy the highest average gross salaries in United States. With an earned Bellow H. School, they grosses US$ 37,500. While Cook workers with Some College education earn the least, with an average gross income of US$ 28,006. This is 33.90% lower of what Bellow H. School degree holders earn.


  SALARY BY EXPERIENCE   COOK   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
20+ Years US$ 43,000 05
16-20 Years US$ 41,333 03
12-16 Years US$ 40,333 03
8-12 Years US$ 28,000 01
4-8 Years US$ 24,714 10
2-4 Years US$ 20,240 05
1-2 Years US$ 36,394 02
0-1 Year US$ 21,738 06

Cook workers in United States with more years of work experience outperform their counterparts with less experience. Workers with 20+ Years of experience earn a gross average of US$ 43,000 compared to US$ 20,240 for their counterparts with 2-4 Years of experience. The difference between workers with 20+ Years of experience and 2-4 Years is 112.45%.


  SALARY BY AGE   COOK   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
63-68 US$ 35,000 01
57-62 US$ 60,000 01
51-56 US$ 35,000 01
39-44 US$ 39,000 04
33-38 US$ 70,000 01
27-32 US$ 26,111 09
22-26 US$ 27,742 07
16-21 US$ 21,704 07
Less US$ 18,216 02
N/A US$ 33,000 02
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  SALARY BY JOB TYPE   COOK   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Permanent US$ 30,873 23
Contract US$ 27,400 03
Self Employed US$ 28,680 03
Part Time US$ 26,870 06
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  SALARY BY CITY   COOK   UNITED STATES

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# Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Portland, Oregon Cook in Portland, Oregon US$ 57,500 02
2. Baltimore Cook in Baltimore US$ 36,000 02
3. Louisville Cook in Louisville US$ 33,894 02
4. New York City Cook in New York City US$ 32,666 03
5. Tampa Cook in Tampa US$ 29,000 02
6. Seattle Cook in Seattle US$ 25,000 02
7. Columbus Cook in Columbus US$ 18,216 02

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  SALARY BY COUNTRY    COOK

# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Australia Australia Cook in Australia US$ 49,975 AU$ 49,877 26
2. Canada Canada Cook in Canada US$ 34,276 CA$ 38,593 16
3. United States United States US$ 29,701 US$ 29,701 35
4. India India Cook in India US$ 4,647 INR 288,333 09

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(7/7)  DISHWASHER PREP


 Posted: 16 Aug 2020

High School, 4-8 years: "Learn the basics."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 23,040


(6/7)  RESTAURANT COOK


 Posted: 12 May 2020

Some College, 4-8 years: "Prepare food, cook, clean."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 40,000


(5/7)  CHIEF


 Posted: 06 May 2020

Bellow H. School, 12-16 years: "Chief cook anything in the kitchen."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 60,000


(4/7)  LINE COOK


 Posted: 21 Jun 2019

Some College, 4-8 years: "I cook food for customers."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 1,100


(3/7)  GRILL MAN


 Posted: 13 Dec 2018

Some College, 4-8 years: "Working on grill."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 43,000


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(2/7)  CHEF AND COOKING


 Posted: 02 Jul 2018

Some College, 4-8 years: "I cook stuff and cook more stuff."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 26,000


(1/7)  HEAD CHEF


 Posted: 12 Sep 2017

High School, 0-1 year: "Cooking, cleaning, serving, leading,."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 20,000


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