Pizza Cook / Chef / Maker Salary

Pizza Cooks in the United States can expect wages of $8.84 per hour on average. Pay generally varies between $7.29 per hour and $12.27. The most important factor affecting compensation for this group is residence, followed by career length and the specific company. The majority of individuals in this role claim moderate levels of job satisfaction. Most Pizza Cooks survey respondents are men (77 percent). One in eight receive medical and dental insurance and less than one in ten get vision insurance. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$14,673 - $60,200
(Median)
$15K
$30K
$60K
MEDIAN: $29,760
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$7.29 - $12.27
(Median)
$7
$8
$12
MEDIAN: $8.00
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National Salary 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$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$14,673 - $60,200  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $495.51  
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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$15,269 - $29,522  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 43
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$7.29 - $12.27  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $2.21  
Overtime
$3.06 - $18.17  
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 - $495.51  
   
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).
)
$15,269 - $29,522  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 517
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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

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Pizza Cook / Chef / Maker

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Pizza Cooks with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $18K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $21K. Pizza Cooks bring in $23K after working for 10 to 20 years. Survey participants who have spent more than 20 years on the job report a predictably higher median income of $26K, demonstrating that compensation is roughly commensurate with experience in the end.

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Experience Affects Pizza Cook / Chef / Maker Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 38%

Experienced
up arrow 24%

Mid-Career
up arrow 11%

National Average
$19,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 96 votes.

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 13% dental benefits Dental: 8%
vision benefits Vision: 5% employee benefits None: 87%
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