Pantry Cooks in the United States can expect to earn an average of $10.82 per hour. Women make up a slight majority of Pantry Cooks (54 percent) survey respondents. While some workers in this profession — more than half — do not have any health coverage, just under a third do receive medical benefits and slightly less than a third have dental insurance. For the most part, Pantry Cooks enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$8.84 - $13.95
(Median)
$8
$11
$14
MEDIAN: $10
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.84 - $13.95  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $1.05  
Overtime
$11.96 - $21.10  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$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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$18,662 - $30,286  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 101
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Job Description for Pantry Cook

Pantry cooks prepare food under the watchful eyes and direction of on-duty executive cooks and kitchen managers. Many kitchens which employ pantry cooks use specific methods to prepare food, and it is the cook's responsibility to uphold the guidelines set forth. They generally prepare salads, meats, seafood, dressings, and occasionally desserts, and cleaning the kitchen and ensuring all food is prepared and stored in a sanitary and safe manner is of the utmost importance.

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Pantry Cook Tasks

  • 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

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

Experienced
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
0%

National Average
$23,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 28%
dental benefits
Dental: 28%
medical benefits
Vision: 21%
dental benefits
None: 69%
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