Banquet Cook Salary
Average Banquet Cooks in the United States make around $12.92 per hour. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and more than two-fifths lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a little over a half and dental coverage is claimed by just over two-fifths. Male Banquet Cooks are more prevalent than women among those who took the survey — 68 percent of professionals. Among folks in this role, job satisfaction levels approximately match the national average. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
|Hourly Rate||$10.18 - $17.08|
|Overtime||$7.31 - $24.66|
|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).)
|$21,402 - $39,236|
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.
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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.
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