Experienced Line Cook Salary

Earnings for Experienced Line Cooks come in at around $12.06 per hour on average. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. There are far more male Experienced Line Cooks survey respondents than women, making up 81 percent. Most Experienced Line Cooks are fairly content with their jobs, and work satisfaction falls in line with the national average. Medical benefits are awarded to just under one in three, and just under a fourth earn dental coverage. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$16,784 - $46,540
$17K
$27K
$47K
MEDIAN: $27,191
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$9.77 - $15.16
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MEDIAN: $12.06
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Salary
$16,784 - $46,540  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $979  
Profit Sharing
$200.00  
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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$20,404 - $34,116  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 52
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$9.77 - $15.16  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $2.26  
Overtime
$14.40 - $22.77  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$0.00 - $979  
   
Profit Sharing
$200.00  
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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$20,404 - $34,116  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,124

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Applebee's Neighborhood Grill and Bar, Chili's Grill & Bar, Darden Restaurant Group, IHOP, and Red Lobster Seafood Restaurants are among the top companies that take on many Experienced Line Cooks. Those at Hard Rock Cafe Inc. can expect to make the most, with the company offering a median salary of $29K. Those in search of high salaries should also consider Chili's Grill & Bar, Carrabba's Italian Grill, Inc., and Hilton Worldwide, top-paying firms where Experienced Line Cooks rake in a solid $27K, $27K, or $27K, respectively.

Workers also receive paychecks lighter than average at IHOP ($23K), Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc. ($23K), and Ruby Tuesday, Inc. ($24K).

Key Stats for Line Cook

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 179 votes.
10-19 years
85%
20 years or more
15%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 179 votes.

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 31%
dental benefits
Dental: 23%
vision benefits
Vision: 19%
no benefits
None: 67%