Career Outlook for Restaurant Cooks

Also known as:  Banquet Cook, Breakfast Cook, Chef De Partie, Line Cook, Saucier, Specialty Cook
The overall job outlook for Restaurant Cook careers has been positive since 2004. Vacancies for this career have increased by 17.72 percent nationwide in that time, with an average growth of 2.95 percent per year. Demand for Restaurant Cooks is expected to go up, with an expected 83,090 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 1.15 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Restaurant Cooks in the following states
California 94,910
Florida 74,110
Texas 71,410
New York 44,910
Ohio 33,110
Pennsylvania 32,530
Illinois 31,490
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Restaurant Cooks
Virgin Islands 420
Guam 810
Alaska 1,570
South Dakota 1,890
Wyoming 2,260
Vermont 2,360
North Dakota 2,550