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Cook Fast Food Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$25,526 (USD)

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Last updated: May 23, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Cook Fast Food is $25,526 a year and $12 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Cook Fast Food is between $24,959 and $29,474. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Cooks and prepares to-order foods requiring short preparation time.
  • Reads food order or receives verbal instructions as to food required by patron, and prepares and cooks food according to instructions.
Cook Fast Food Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Cooks, Fast Food

Job family population: 503,780

Estimated population of Cook Fast Food jobs: 165,245

Rate of error: 1.8%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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About Chicago, Illinois

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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,716,450 (2017), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Cook Fast Food Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

May 8
Franklin Park, IL, USA
FSP/ Ceres
CASHIER / COOK FOOD SERVICE WORKER Full Time with Benefits Sloan Valve Franklin Park (Irving Pk Rd ... fast and accurate cash handling abilities, some food prep experience, ability to perform stocking ...
Pastry Cook I (AM Shift)
Mar 4
Lincolnwood, IL, USA
Food for Thought
... food costs and cost controls and monthly inventory · Ability to read, write and understand the ... a fast-paced environment · Arrives to work on time in uniform and staying until the pastry team ...
Line Cook - Immediate Hire
May 1
Chicago, IL, USA
First Class Workforce Solutions
We are looking for an experienced and passionate Cook to help support a fast-paced team. The ideal ... Properly store food items at appropriate temperatures * Rotate stock items as per established ...
Grill Cook
May 23
Lake Forest, IL, USA
First Class Workforce Solutions
... the Food and Beverage department Ideal Candidates will * Have reliable transportation * Have at least 1 years of recent 1 experience as a cook * Be able to work in fast-paced environment OUTDOORS
Line Cook
May 17
Chicago, IL, USA
Lakeshore Sport & Fitness Lincoln Park
... of prepared food is completed in accordance with the facilities high standards. Requirements: * 2 years cooking experience in a fast paced kitchen an asset * Grade 10 math and reading skills
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