The average rate for a Line Cook in Toronto, Ontario is C$13.08 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

C$17,000 - C$50,000
C$17K
C$33K
C$50K
MEDIAN: C$33,253
10%
50%
90%
C$11.18 - C$16.40
C$11
C$13
C$16
MEDIAN: C$13.18
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$50K
Salary C$17,000 - C$50,000
Bonus C$1,800
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$24,140 - C$37,586
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 19
Hourly Data C$0C$27
Hourly Rate C$11.18 - C$16.40
Hourly Tips C$0.28 - C$3.32
Overtime C$11.01 - C$27.57
Annual Data C$0C$37K
Bonus C$1,800
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$24,140 - C$37,586
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 211

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 Job Listings

Key Stats for Line Cook

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 31 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
2%

Experience Affects Line Cook Salaries

Experienced
▲17%

Mid-Career
▲9%

National Average
C$29,000

Entry-Level
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 18%
dental benefits
Dental: 17%
vision benefits
Vision: 14%
no benefits
None: 79%