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General/Institution Cook Salary
in Portland, Oregon

$31,631 (USD)

Average Salary

$15/hr

Average Hourly

$471

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 16, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a General/Institution Cook is $31,631 a year and $15 an hour in Portland, Oregon, United States. The average salary range for a General/Institution Cook is between $25,999 and $37,167. 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 Portland, Oregon.

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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 Portland, Oregon, 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:
$36,670
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Description: Portland is the largest and most populous city in the U.S. state of Oregon and the seat of Multnomah County. It is a major port in the Willamette Valley region of the Pacific Northwest, at the confluence of the Willamette and Columbia rivers. As of 2018, Portland had an estimated population of 653,115, making it the 25th most populated city in the United States, and the second-most populous in the Pacific Northwest (after Seattle). Approximately 2.4 million people live in the Portland metropolitan statistical area (MSA), making it the 25th most populous in the United States. Its Combined Statistical Area (CSA) ranks...

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a General/Institution Cook is $31,631 a year and $15 an hour in Portland, Oregon, United States. The average salary range for a General/Institution Cook is between $25,999 and $37,167. 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 Portland, Oregon.

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