Cook Supervisor Salary

Earnings for Cook Supervisors in the United States come in at around $13.26 per hour on average. Residence and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — more than two-fifths lack coverage. On the flip side, just over a half have medical insurance and just over two-fifths receive dental plans. For the most part, Cook Supervisors enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$20,036 - $57,150
$20K
$32K
$57K
MEDIAN: $31,603
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50%
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$9.85 - $16.72
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$13
$17
MEDIAN: $13.26
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$20,036 - $57,150  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,510  
Profit Sharing
$750  
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).
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$20,859 - $38,974  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 45
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.85 - $16.72  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $1.60  
Overtime
$6.86 - $24.92  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,510  
   
Profit Sharing
$750  
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).
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$20,859 - $38,974  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 308

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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


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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. Typical career progression for a Cook Supervisor involves becoming a Head Chef & Cook or a Kitchen Manager, roles that pay $2K more and $5K more on average.

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Pay by Experience Level for Cook Supervisor

Pay by Experience for a Cook Supervisor has a positive trend. An entry-level Cook Supervisor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $25,000 based on 105 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Cook Supervisor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $27,000 based on 91 salaries. An experienced Cook Supervisor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 133 salaries. A Cook Supervisor 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 93 salaries.

Cook Supervisor Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Cook Supervisor?

Cook Supervisor in Saugus:
"Cook supervisor."
Pros: Feeding 120 people 3 meals a day working with people under me inventory receiving. Teaching new employees.
Cons: Pay scale. No review.

Cook Supervisor in Talladega:
"Rewarding and demanding."
Pros: I take pleasure in trying to provide a nutritious and palatable meal for those who have little to look forward too in their daily routines.
Cons: The daily/sometimes per meal disgruntled residents....not because food is bad but they are feeling helpless and alone and naturally want to voice their discontent.

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Key Stats for Cook Supervisor

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 47 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
29%
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Experience Affects Cook Supervisor Salaries

Late-Career
▲5%

Experienced
▲4%

National Average
$29,000

Mid-Career
▼4%

Entry-Level
▼12%

Skills That Affect Cook Supervisor Salaries

Order Inventory
▲25%

People Management
▼0%

National Average
$29,000


Customer Service
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 47 votes.

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
29%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 53%
dental benefits
Dental: 42%
vision benefits
Vision: 39%
no benefits
None: 43%
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