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Pantry Cook Salary

An average Pantry Cook in the United States can expect to take home roughly $10.06 per hour. Lower pay rates hover around $8.10 per hour, and the higher rates verge on $12.45. There are more male Pantry Cooks than female among those who completed the questionnaire, making up 64 percent. Approximately one-fourth enjoy medical while around a seventh get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to close to one-tenth. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$8.10 - $12.45
(Median)
$8
$10
$12
MEDIAN: $10
10%
50%
90%

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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$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$8.10 - $12.45  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $3.72  
Overtime
$11.97 - $18.48  
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.
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$0.00 - $295.90  
   
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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$17,068 - $28,316  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 133

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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 17%

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 29 votes.

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 26% dental benefits Dental: 15%
vision benefits Vision: 11% employee benefits None: 73%