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Cook Dog & Cat Food Salary

$38,187 (USD)

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Last updated: June 18, 2019

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The average pay for a Cook Dog & Cat Food is $38,187 a year and $18 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Cook Dog & Cat Food is between $28,864 and $45,919. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

  • Cooks ingredients for preparation of dog and cat foods, controling battery of steam-jacketed kettles.
  • Pours or dumps premeasured amounts of water and ground meat into kettles.
  • Starts agitator to mix ingredients.
  • Opens steam valve and observes thermometer reading to heat contents and to maintain specified temperature.
  • Dumps specified amounts of seasoning, chemical solution, and grain into mixture at designated intervals.
  • Opens valves to allow mixtures to circulate through other kettles.
  • Observes mixture for required viscosity and closes valves upon completion of cooking cycle.
  • Starts pumps to transfer contents from kettles to tank of filling machines.
Cook Dog & Cat Food Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders

Job family population: 33,340

Estimated population of Cook Dog & Cat Food jobs: 706

Rate of error: 4.3%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), the United States is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe's 3.9 million square miles (10.1 million km2). With a population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the most populous city is New York City. Forty...

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