Salary for Other Cooks

Also known as:  Falafel Cart Cook, Fraternity House Cook

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A Cook earns an average salary ranging from $20,470 to $46,350 depending on tenure and industry expertise. Cooks can earn an average compensation of thirty-two thousand three hundred and fifty dollars on a yearly basis.

Cooks make the highest salary in New Mexico, where they can receive an average salary rate of about $47,550. They have the best average pay in Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services, where they can earn job pay of $41,260.

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SALARY TREND

The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 43.01 percent nationwide in that time.

INDUSTRIES

Other Cooks tend to make the most in the following industries:

Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$41,260
Wholesale Trade
$39,100
Transportation and Warehousing
$38,790
Educational Services
$37,380
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$36,170
Manufacturing
$35,450

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction
$28,190
Health Care and Social Assistance
$29,070
Public Administration
$29,340
Retail Trade
$30,340
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$30,950
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services
$31,480