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Grill Cook Salary

Grill Cooks in the United States take home approximately $9.83 per hour on average. Compensation for this group is mainly affected by the particular firm, but tenure and location are influential factors as well. Over a third have medical and dental plans, and approximately one-fifth have vision insurance. There are more male Grill Cooks than female among those who completed the questionnaire, making up 68 percent. Among folks in this role, job satisfaction levels approximately match the national average. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$7.70 - $12.66
(Median)
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$7.70 - $12.66  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $2.39  
Overtime
$11.86 - $19.72  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$0.00 - $515  
   
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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$16,022 - $27,697  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 246
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Job Description for Grill Cook

  • Monitor and update inventory, rotating and dating food supplies.
  • Maintain and sanitize cooking and preparation area.
  • Follow recipes and processes to create standard food products.
  • Plate and present meals.

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Pay by Experience Level for Grill Cook

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


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Grill Cooks — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. Relatively untried employees who have fewer than five years of experience earn around $20K on average. People who have worked for five to 10 years can expect a higher median salary of $21K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $22K in this role. Veterans who have acquired more than 20 years report a median income of $25K, which is generally higher than the pay reported by other tenure groups.

Experience Affects Grill Cook Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 20%

Experienced
up arrow 6%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$21,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 44 votes.

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 36% dental benefits Dental: 31%
vision benefits Vision: 20% employee benefits None: 62%