The average rate for a Cook, Restaurant is C$13.54 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

C$17,410 - C$48,812
C$17K
C$28K
C$49K
MEDIAN: C$27,780
10%
50%
90%
C$10.87 - C$16.73
C$11
C$13
C$17
MEDIAN: C$13.15
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$48K
Salary C$17,410 - C$48,812
Bonus C$1,000
Profit Sharing C$1,240
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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C$22,680 - C$37,870
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 65
Hourly Data C$0C$27
Hourly Rate C$10.87 - C$16.73
Hourly Tips C$0.00 - C$2.90
Overtime C$9.54 - C$27.82
Annual Data C$0C$37K
Bonus C$1,000
Profit Sharing C$1,240
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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C$22,680 - C$37,870
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 488

Job Description for Cook, Restaurant

Cooks are restaurant workers who typically work under a head chef. They are responsible for preparing dishes, often from beginning to end. They must work with speed and precision as they often must push out food to customers as quickly and efficiently as possible while maintaining high standards of quality. Cooks are responsible for much of the cooking and assembly of a restaurant’s dishes. They also prepare, clean, and restock their stations whenever necessary. Cooks may sometimes supervise subordinates, and they may delegate certain tasks such as clearing or stocking a station.

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Cook, Restaurant Tasks

  • Follow recipes and product directions for preparing food.
  • Operate a variety of kitchen equipment.
  • Stock, date, rotate and check temperature of product.
  • Clean and sanitize work stations and equipment.
  • Taste products and keep records in order to accurately plan food production.

Cook, Restaurant Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Cook, Restaurant

Pay by Experience for a Cook, Restaurant has a positive trend. An entry-level Cook, Restaurant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$28,000 based on 158 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Cook, Restaurant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$31,000 based on 110 salaries. An experienced Cook, Restaurant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$32,000 based on 69 salaries. A Cook, Restaurant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$31,000 based on 32 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$28,715

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Cook, Restaurant Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Cook, Restaurant?

Cook, Restaurant in Etobicoke:
"I am working as pizza maker at my store."
Pros: The best thing I like at my work is the flexible schedule.
Cons: Nothing like that.

Key Stats for Cook, Restaurant

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 75 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Cook, Restaurant Salaries

▲13%

▲8%

▲6%

National Average
C$29,000

▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 75 votes.

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 23%
dental benefits
Dental: 20%
vision benefits
Vision: 14%
no benefits
None: 75%