Pizza Cook / Chef / Maker Salary

The average wage for a Pizza Cook / Chef / Maker is $9.15 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
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$18,907 - $52,410
$19K
$31K
$52K
MEDIAN: $31,039
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$7.39 - $13.18
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$9
$13
MEDIAN: $9.20
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$0$52K
Salary $18,907 - $52,410
Bonus $10.00 - $2,250
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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$15,551 - $32,186
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 64
Hourly Data $0$21
Hourly Rate $7.39 - $13.18
Hourly Tips $0.00 - $2.61
Overtime $8.47 - $21.50
Annual Data $0$32K
Bonus $10.00 - $2,250
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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$15,551 - $32,186
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 669

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Job Description for Pizza Cook / Chef / Maker

A pizza cook/chef/maker is the person makes the pizzas offered by a pizzeria or other restaurant. The pizza cook generally works in a commercial kitchen in the preparation and baking of the pizza.

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Pizza Cook / Chef / Maker Tasks

  • Prepare ingredients, sauce and dough and assemble pizzas according to standards and orders.
  • Operate pizza ovens and conduct maintenance, reporting problems.
  • Assist with special orders and when other work stations fall behind.
  • Maintain a hygienic work station, rotate ingredients, and clean equipment and pizza ovens.

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Pay by Experience Level for Pizza Cook / Chef / Maker

Pay by Experience for a Pizza Cook / Chef / Maker has a positive trend. An entry-level Pizza Cook / Chef / Maker with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $19,000 based on 536 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Pizza Cook / Chef / Maker with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $24,000 based on 137 salaries. An experienced Pizza Cook / Chef / Maker which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $26,000 based on 100 salaries. A Pizza Cook / Chef / Maker with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $27,000 based on 42 salaries.

Pizza Cook / Chef / Maker Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Pizza Cook / Chef / Maker?

Pizza Cook / Chef / Maker in Waupaca:
"Its a job."
Pros: Get tips here and there, free food and soda. Good boss but one of the supervisors are not as nice.
Cons: Not the best pay, cut hours frequently, hard to get on full time hours every single week, expensive medical insurance, only get pto for being there full time (40 hrs) every week for a year.

Pizza Cook / Chef / Maker in Honolulu:
"Skills that pay."
Pros: I'm treated well and have fun. I do have more skill then most people in this field.
Cons: Some coworkers shouldn't be working their. Can't keep up w pace.

Pizza Cook / Chef / Maker in Pomona:
"Busy."
Pros: The teens that come into work, some nice fresh booty for me to smash.
Cons: Too damn bust on weekends, as a lone cook I freaking hate it.

Pizza Cook / Chef / Maker in Victorville:
Pros: I like making good food for people.
Cons: The managers are hired with now experience, rather than promoting an employee qualified for the position. This creates stressful conditions with excellent employees quitting or feeling discouraged due to training the manager.

Pizza Cook / Chef / Maker in Oxford:
Pros: It is easy. Great atmosphere. Great coworkers.
Cons: I would like more control, or consistency over my schedule.

Pizza Cook / Chef / Maker in Panama City:
"My view."
Pros: The thing I like most about working at Little Caesars is the environment. We work and get the job done but we still can laugh and have a good time. The money is okay for someone who just got out of high school like me. The job is not hard, it just takes a lot out of you when you work 12 hours and up shifts.
Cons: The thing I hate the most is people's drama. Of course, workers talk and sometimes people can be pretty annoying. I look pass it cause I like them and I know that everyone is going to have this.

Pizza Cook / Chef / Maker in Council Bluffs:
"Fun."
Pros: Its easy, not too far away, great quality.
Cons: Terrible hours, very low pay, overly scheduled staff.

Key Stats for Pizza Cook / Chef / Maker

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 123 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Pizza Cook / Chef / Maker Salaries

Late-Career
▲32%

Experienced
▲29%

Mid-Career
▲17%

National Average
$20,000

▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 123 votes.

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 18%
dental benefits
Dental: 11%
vision benefits
Vision: 10%
no benefits
None: 81%
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