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.

$20,944 - $56,449
$21K
$31K
$56K
MEDIAN: $31,477
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$9.79 - $16.74
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MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$20,944 - $56,449  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,532  
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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$20,679 - $38,917  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 46
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.79 - $16.74  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $1.59  
Overtime
$7.00 - $25.03  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,532  
   
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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$20,679 - $38,917  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 306

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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. 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.

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
42 %
Male
58 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 42 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
28%
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Experience Affects Cook Supervisor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 6%

Experienced
up arrow 5%

National Average
$28,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Skills That Affect Cook Supervisor Salaries

Order Inventory
up arrow 26%

People Management
up arrow 1%

National Average
$28,000


Customer Service
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 42 votes.

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
28%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 54%
dental benefits
Dental: 44%
vision benefits
Vision: 39%
dental benefits
None: 41%
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