Cook Supervisor Salary
Pay for Cook Supervisors in the United States sits in the ballpark of $13.15 per hour. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by tenure. Although a little more than half have medical coverage and just over two-fifths have dental coverage, close to two-fifths claim no health benefits at all. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Men working as Cook Supervisors who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 58 percent. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
Job Description for Cook Supervisor
- Maintain the day to day organization of the kitchen and supervise workers.
- Recruit, train, monitor, and evaluate kitchen staff.
- Maintain the cleanliness of the work environment and inspect all food items.
- Oversee the preparation of food items in compliance with predetermined recipes, standards, and health regulations.
Common Career Paths for Cook Supervisor
Cook Supervisors might see a strong upturn in salary after transitioning into upper-level roles such as Sous Chef, a seemingly popular career choice. People currently working in the latter position report a noticeably higher median income of $36K per year. Cook Supervisors moving up in their careers tend to step into positions as Head Chefs & Cooks or Kitchen Managers. The median paychecks in those roles are $2K higher and $5K higher, respectively.
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Pay by Experience Level for Cook Supervisor
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Cook Supervisors — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $25K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $28K on average — a distinctly larger sum. On average, Cook Supervisors make $30K following one to two decades on the job. Cook Supervisors who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't higher than those with 10 to 20 years.
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