Pantry Cook Salary

Pantry Cooks in the United States take home approximately $10.04 per hour on average. The bottom of the pay range sits near $8.26 per hour, and the top verges on $12.50. Men account for the majority of Pantry Cooks who responded to the questionnaire — 65 percent to be exact. The majority of Pantry Cooks claim high levels of job satisfaction. Just under one in three report receiving medical coverage from their employers and nearly one in six collect dental insurance. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$8.26 - $12.50
(Median)
$8
$10
$12
MEDIAN: $10
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$8.26 - $12.50  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $0.80  
Overtime
$12.26 - $18.52  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$0.00 - $202.73  
   
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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$17,410 - $28,008  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 135
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Job Description for Pantry Cook

  • Adhere to all state and local sanitation, storage, and refrigeration standards.
  • Maintain inventory and control costs by checking stock, adhering to recipes, and following preparation guidelines.
  • Set up and perform prep work for various food items according to recipes and restaurant guidelines.

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Experience Affects Pantry Cook Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 15%

Mid-Career
up arrow 11%

National Average
$21,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 29% dental benefits Dental: 17%
vision benefits Vision: 14% employee benefits None: 71%
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