C$30,441
Avg. Salary
C$13.22
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

C$667

Bonus

C$1,200

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Line Cook is C$13.22 per hour.

The average pay for a Line Cook is C$30,441 per year.

10%
C$11.12
10%
C$13.22
50%
C$16.34
90%
90%
MEDIAN C$13.22
10%
C$17k
10%
C$30k
50%
C$45k
90%
90%
MEDIAN C$30,441
C$16,720 - C$44,609
C$17K
C$30K
C$45K
MEDIAN: C$30,441
10%
50%
90%
C$11.12 - C$16.34
C$11
C$13
C$16
MEDIAN: C$13.22
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$44K
Salary C$16,720 - C$44,609
Bonus C$46.63 - C$2,959
Profit Sharing C$99.67 - C$7,023
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$23,977 - C$37,208
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 76
Hourly Data C$0C$24
Hourly Rate C$11.12 - C$16.34
Hourly Tips C$0.39 - C$2.97
Overtime C$13.83 - C$24.56
Annual Data C$0C$37K
Bonus C$46.63 - C$2,959
Profit Sharing C$99.67 - C$7,023
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$23,977 - C$37,208
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,553

Job Description for Line Cook

A line cook should possess excellent knife skills, as well as a thorough understanding of basic cooking equipment. Candidates should be comfortable working in fast-paced environments in which quality work is of the utmost importance. Because of this fast-paced environment, candidates should be strong enough mentally to handle large amounts of stress. Positive and energetic interaction with other team members is required. Light amounts of lifting (usually less than 20 pounds) may be required as well. Work typically is performed in an industrial-style kitchen. Applicants must be comfortable standing in one spot for a long period of time. Reading comprehension is critical, as line cooks will be expected to read and follow recipes with no mistakes. Applicants should be very comfortable working as part of a team.

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

Line Cook Pay By Employer

$0$32K

$23,609

$24,788

$22,935

$24,722

$25,076

$23,572

$27,054

Denny's
55 profiles
$23,661

$19,309

IHOP
41 profiles
$23,471

Line Cook Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Line Cook

Pay by Experience for a Line Cook has a positive trend. An entry-level Line Cook with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$27,000 based on 603 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Line Cook with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$30,000 based on 280 salaries. An experienced Line Cook which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$32,000 based on 152 salaries. A Line Cook 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 40 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

4%

-1%

-6%

-9%

-15%

National Average: C$29,231

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

Line Cook Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Line Cook?

Line Cook in Mississauga:
Pros: I like it when its busy because it give you something to do and we get free meals.
Cons: I don't like other employees harassing me while working.

Line Cook in Carstairs:
"Same thing every day."
Pros: Getting to know all of the people I work with on a personal level.
Cons: Nothing ever changes, no flexible hours, very dirty. Also hard to communicate with some of my co-workers because their first language is not English.

Line Cook in Whitby:
"Line Cook."
Pros: Work flexibility, works well with my university schedule.
Cons: Stress level, management is inconsistent, management doesn't care about restaurant, just cares about money.

Line Cook in Vancouver:
"Low paying stressful job."
Pros: Fast pace, action packed and delicious.
Cons: Highly stressful, low pay, no medical, dead end.

Line Cook in Toronto:
"Help me pplease."
Pros: You get to meet great people an eat lot of food....
Cons: You have to do the same thing over an over again it get to you sometimes.

Line Cook in Victoria:
"Not My Cup Of Tea."
Pros: I like that it pays the bills and is within biking distance from home.
Cons: Late hours and lots of hours standing. No breaks.

Line Cook in Regina:
Pros: The atmosphere and the people around and great business.
Cons: When people don't show up on time or call in too much and say why they cant make it to work and or just lie to not be able to come in.

Key Stats for Line Cook

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 295 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
4%

Experience Affects Line Cook Salaries

▲8%

Late-Career
▲6%

▲3%

National Average
C$29,000

▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 295 votes.

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 18%
dental benefits
Dental: 15%
vision benefits
Vision: 11%
no benefits
None: 81%