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Head Cook Salary
in Idaho, United States

$52,079 (USD)

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Last updated: February 18, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Head Cook is $52,079 a year and $25 an hour in Idaho, United States. The average salary range for a Head Cook is between $37,829 and $63,896. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Head Cook. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Idaho, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Supervises, coordinates, and participates in activities of workers engaged in preparing, cooking, and serving food in an institution or other eating establishment.
  • Plans and writes nutritious and balanced menus for all meals.
  • Directs the preparation of food and serving of food.
  • Arranges and directs the appropriate storage of food and supplies.
  • Maintains safety standards throughout all food preparation and storage areas.
  • Monitors and maintains the inventory of food, equipment, and supplies, and requisitions.
  • Inspects all food and required kitchen equipment and supplies.
Head Cook Job Prevalence in Idaho, United States

Job family: Chefs and Head Cooks

Job family population: 131,430

Estimated population of Head Cook jobs: 12,308

Rate of error: 2.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



Head Cook Job Listings for Idaho, United States

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Dietary Cook
Jan 23
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Cleans and washes equipment used in meal preparation and cooking. Keeps own work area clean and sanitary after each meal preparation. Serves as lead worker and a resource for the PM dietary aides
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