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Cook First Salary

$30,258 (USD)

Average Salary

$15/hr

Average Hourly

$451

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Cook First is $30,258 a year and $15 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Cook First is between $23,640 and $35,553. 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

Description:
  • Cooks, prepares, and seasons soups, meats, vegetables, desserts, and other foodstuffs for consumption in eating establishments.
  • Reads menu to estimate food requirements and buys food from supplier.
  • Prepares soups, salads, gravies, desserts, sauces, and casseroles.
  • Bakes, roasts, broils, and steams meats, fish, vegetables, and other foods.
  • Adds seasoning to foods during mixing or cooking, according to personal judgment and experience.
Cook First Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Cooks, Restaurant

Job family population: 1,276,510

Estimated population of Cook First jobs: 119,545

Rate of error: 0.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$35,077
5 Year Change:
16 %

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About United States

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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 more than 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...

Cook First Job Listings for United States

Prep Cook and Line Cooks - Immediate Hires
Jul 17
Evanston, IL, USA
First Class Workforce Solutions
We are looking for an experienced and passionate prep cook to help support a fast-paced team. The ... Comply with all policies and procedures for the Food and Beverage department First Class Benefits
Cook | Hospital Cook Needed Immediately
Jul 12
Fort Worth, TX, USA
First Class Workforce Solutions
First Class Benefits: * Weekly paychecks - Contact us today, start working this week and get paid ... Cook responsibilities * Measure and assemble ingredients for menu items * Collaborate with the ...
Line Cook - No night shifts ever!
May 9
Dallas, TX, USA
First Watch Restaurants
The cook positions include Plate, Middle, and Egg and Salad Stations. Specific duties are different ... Company Description First Watch is always looking for dedicated, service-oriented, hard-working ...
1st Shift Cook
Jul 17
Aurora, CO, USA
All Team Staffing
We are seeking a Cook to join our dedicated kitchen staff! You will assist in the preparation, cooking, and presentation of meals in our professional kitchen. Responsibilities: * Prepare all served ...
General Utility Workers/Cooks - Summer Jobs - Sacramento Area
Jul 3
Oroville, CA, USA
FoodServ Staffing
Report to Location: 70 Industrial park base camp, 4801 Feather River Blvd, Oroville, CA · Job Title- Lead cook ( 1st cook/sous/production chef - depending on experience) * * Pay rate: $19 * City ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Cook First is $30,258 a year and $15 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Cook First is between $23,640 and $35,553. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Cook First Job Listings for United States

Prep Cook and Line Cooks - Immediate Hires
Jul 17
Evanston, IL, USA
First Class Workforce Solutions
We are looking for an experienced and passionate prep cook to help support a fast-paced team. The ... Comply with all policies and procedures for the Food and Beverage department First Class Benefits
Cook | Hospital Cook Needed Immediately
Jul 12
Fort Worth, TX, USA
First Class Workforce Solutions
First Class Benefits: * Weekly paychecks - Contact us today, start working this week and get paid ... Cook responsibilities * Measure and assemble ingredients for menu items * Collaborate with the ...
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