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Cook First Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$31,056 (USD)

Average Salary

$15/hr

Average Hourly

$463

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 23, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Cook First is $31,056 a year and $15 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Cook First is between $24,959 and $36,491. 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

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 Chicago, Illinois, 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:
$36,003
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

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 First Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Line Cook - Immediate Hire
May 1
Chicago, IL, USA
First Class Workforce Solutions
Cook responsibilities * Measure and assemble ingredients for menu items * Collaborate with the ... First Class Benefits: * Weekly paychecks - Contact us today, start working tomorrow and get paid ...
Prep Cook and Line Cooks - Immediate Hires
May 2
Evanston, IL, 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 ...
Sales! $80k-300k First Year! No Cold Calling! Have Leads!
May 7
Cook County, IL, USA
SFG Owners
The Cook County area is a fast-growing market and I am looking for a strong team leader who is ... very first year regardless of experience. Basic Job Description I am looking for a field ...
Line Cook - Lincolnshire - Innovative Property & Competitive Compensation
May 20
Lincolnshire, IL, USA
Lincolnshire Marriott Resort
LINE COOK PURPOSE AND PERFORMANCE GOALS Provide quality, value-added professional service in the ... First In-First Out (FIFO); dating, labeling, cleaning, and organizing coolers/freezers/storage ...
Line Cook
May 1
Chicago, IL, USA
Four Corners Tavern Group
Established in 2001, we have grown from our first neighborhood bar in Lakeview to our current ... Job Summary Line Cook position for a reliable individual looking to expand their culinary skills ...
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