Median pay for Pantry Cooks in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $10.03 per hour. Earnings sit near $8.25 per hour on the lower side but can approach $12.52 on the higher side. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Male Pantry Cooks are more prevalent than women among those who took the survey — 65 percent of professionals. Medical benefits are awarded to just under a third, and just under a fifth earn dental coverage. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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).
$17,378 - $27,892
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 133
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.