The average wage for a Line Cook in San Diego, California is $12.32 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$9.90 - $16.81
(Median)
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$17
MEDIAN: $12.00
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.90 - $16.81  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $3.43  
Overtime
$15.00 - $25.80  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Total Pay (?
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$21,451 - $35,849  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 52

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About San Diego, California

San Diego County, California
1,394,907
Male:
693,826 (49.7%)
Female:
701,081 (50.3%)
San Diego /ˌsæn diːˈeɪɡoʊ/ (Spanish for "Saint Didacus") is a major city in California, United States. It is in San Diego County, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately 120 miles (190 km) south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico. With an estimated population of 1,394,928 as of July 1, 2015, San Diego is the eighth-largest city in the United States and second-largest in California. It is part of the San Diego–Tijuana conurbation, the second-largest transborder agglomeration between the US and a bordering country after Detroit–Windsor, with a population of 4,922,723 people. San Diego is known as "the birthplace of California" and is known for its mild year-round climate, natural deep-water harbor, extensive beaches, long association with the United States Navy and recent emergence as a healthcare and biotechnology development center. Historically home to the Kumeyaay people, San Diego was the first site visited...
San Diego:
$67,871
California:
$64,500
$1,444
San Diego:
$526,900
California:
$449,100
4.5%

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Pay by Experience Level for Line Cook

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

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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Line Cook Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 32%

Experienced
up arrow 14%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$26,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 40%
dental benefits
Dental: 31%
medical benefits
Vision: 26%
dental benefits
None: 60%
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