Banquet Cook Salary
Median pay for Banquet Cooks in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $12.98 per hour. Most workers in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Male Banquet Cooks who responded to the survey are more common than women; more than half (66 percent) are men. While some workers in this profession — approximately half — do not have any health coverage, close to one-half do receive medical benefits and roughly two in five have dental insurance. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
|Hourly Rate||$10.12 - $16.74|
|Overtime||$7.29 - $24.83|
|Total Pay (|
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).)
|$21,265 - $38,833|
Job Description for Banquet Cook
- Prepare and cook high volume meals.
- Coordinate food preparation, cooking, and presentation with other staff members.
- Create, plan or follow menus and recipes.
- Follow all food handling health and safety guidelines.
Pay by Experience Level for Banquet Cook
Pay by Experience for a Banquet Cook has a positive trend. An entry-level Banquet Cook with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $26,000 based on 32 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Banquet Cook with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 19 salaries. An experienced Banquet Cook which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 14 salaries. A Banquet Cook with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 5 salaries.
Key Stats for Banquet Cook
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