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General/Institution Cook Salary
in San Diego, California

$32,790 (USD)

Average Salary

$16/hr

Average Hourly

$489

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 18, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a General/Institution Cook is $32,790 a year and $16 an hour in San Diego, California, United States. The average salary range for a General/Institution Cook is between $25,618 and $38,528. On average, an Associate Degree is the highest level of education for a General/Institution Cook. 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

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.
General/Institution Cook Job Prevalence in San Diego, California, United States

Job family: Cooks, Restaurant

Job family population: 1,276,510

Estimated population of General/Institution Cook jobs: 119,545

Rate of error: 0.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$38,012
5 Year Change:
16 %

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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...

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a General/Institution Cook is $32,790 a year and $16 an hour in San Diego, California, United States. The average salary range for a General/Institution Cook is between $25,618 and $38,528. On average, an Associate Degree is the highest level of education for a General/Institution Cook. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in San Diego, California.

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