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Specialty Cook Salary
in Seattle, Washington

$33,279 (USD)

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Last updated: June 25, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Specialty Cook is $33,279 a year and $16 an hour in Seattle, Washington, United States. The average salary range for a Specialty Cook is between $33,279 and $35,402. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Seattle, Washington.

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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.
Specialty Cook Job Prevalence in Seattle, Washington, United States

Job family: Cooks, Restaurant

Job family population: 1,276,510

Estimated population of Specialty Cook jobs: 400,467

Rate of error: 0.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
6 %


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About Seattle, Washington

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Description: Seattle ( (listen) see-AT-əl) is a seaport city on the West Coast of the United States. It is the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 744,955 residents as of 2018, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. According to U.S. Census data released in 2018, the Seattle metropolitan area's population stands at 3.94 million, and ranks as the 15th largest in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. In July 2016, Seattle...

Specialty Cook Job Listings for Seattle, Washington

Specialty Cook (American Cuisine)
Jun 3
Seattle, WA, USA
Gate Gourmet
Specialty Cook A Specialty Cook is an essential part of the food prep team, preparing specialty food for flights in a high-volume catering kitchen by sautéing, poaching, baking, grilling and ...
Jun 21
Seattle, WA, USA
Compass Group
We have an opening for a full-time COOK position. * Location : Nordstrom- 1600 7th Avenue, 2nd Floor, Seattle, WA 98101. Note: online applications accepted only. * Schedule : 6:30 AM- 3:00 PM.
COOK 2 (on-call)
Jun 18
Seattle, Washington, USA
State of Washington
This position may be filled at the Cook 1 level ($14.86 - $17.08 per hour).The Department of Corrections, Reentry Division-Work Release, is seeking highly motivated and qualified individual to fill ...
Cook (Broadview)
Jun 10
Era Living
Era Living is seeking full-time and per diem (on-call) Cooks to become the newest members of our Culinary Services team located in our Ida Culver House Broadview Community, North Seattle, WA.
Cook with Benefits and Signing Bonus
May 8
Era Living
Era Living is seeking a full-time Cook to become the newest member of our Culinary Services team located in our Lakeshore Community, South Seattle/Renton, WA. Competitive Compensation and a Complete ...
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