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Cook Specialty Salary
in San Diego, California

$28,749 (USD)

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Last updated: June 18, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Cook Specialty is $28,749 a year and $14 an hour in San Diego, California, United States. The average salary range for a Cook Specialty is between $24,959 and $33,429. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in San Diego, California.

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Job Summary

  • Cooks specialty foods according to recipe and specific methods applicable to type of cookery.
  • Prepares meats, soups, sauces, vegetables, and other foods.
  • Seasons and cooks food according to prescribed method.
  • Portions and garnishes food.
Cook Specialty Job Prevalence in San Diego, California, United States

Job family: Cooks, Restaurant

Job family population: 1,276,510

Estimated population of Cook Specialty jobs: 400,467

Rate of error: 0.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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About San Diego, California

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Description: San Diego (, Spanish: [san ˈdjeɣo]; Spanish for "Saint Didacus") is a city in the U.S. state of California. It is in San Diego County, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately 120 miles (190 km) south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico. With an estimated population of 1,419,516 as of July 1, 2017, San Diego is the eighth-largest city in the United States and second-largest in California. It is part of the San Diego–Tijuana conurbation, the second-largest transborder agglomeration between the U.S. and a bordering country after Detroit–Windsor, with a population...

Cook Specialty Job Listings for San Diego, California

Sushi Chef / Cook
Jun 12
Oceanside, CA, USA
Haig Oceanside Inc
Prepares rolls, sashimi, specialty dishes and cooks various dishes, such as meats, vegetables, or desserts in restaurant.
Specialty Chef
Jun 3
San Diego, CA, USA
Harrah's Resort Southern California
Must be able to cook and create new, innovative and imaginative recipes. * Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand English. Harrah's reserves the right to make changes to this job ...
Assistant Manager
Jun 4
Carlsbad, CA, USA
Le Creuset
SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE: • Minimum 2 years supervisory experience in specialty retail management or ... joy through cooking. From our original enameled cast iron cookware to stoneware, stainless ...
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