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Cook Supervisor Salary

Cook Supervisors in the United States pull down an average of $12.87 per hour. Male Cook Supervisors who responded to the survey are more common than women; more than half (63 percent) are men. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and more than a third lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by more than half and dental coverage is claimed by approximately one-half. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$18,801 - $48,784
(Median)
$19K
$30K
$49K
MEDIAN: $30,290
10%
50%
90%

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$9.57 - $17.59
(Median)
$9
$13
$18
MEDIAN: $12.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$18,801 - $48,784  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $450.00  
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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$20,260 - $41,041  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 45
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.57 - $17.59  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $1.59  
Overtime
$11.88 - $25.43  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $450.00  
   
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).
)
$20,260 - $41,041  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 290

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Job Description for Cook Supervisor

  • 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.
  • Maintain the day to day organization of the kitchen and supervise workers.
  • Recruit, train, monitor, and evaluate kitchen staff.

Common Career Paths for Cook Supervisor


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Many Cook Supervisors move into a Sous Chef role, and folks who currently hold that position report a much higher median income of $35K per year.

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Pay by Experience Level for Cook Supervisor

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $25K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $28K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Cook Supervisors make a median salary of $30K. Cook Supervisors with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are no higher than those with 10 to 20 years on the job.

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Experience Affects Cook Supervisor Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 5%

Late-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$28,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 72 votes.

Gender

Female
37 %
Male
63 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 63% dental benefits Dental: 49%
vision benefits Vision: 38% employee benefits None: 35%