Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Cook, Fast Food is $8.97
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Cook, Fast Foods?
An early career Cook, Fast Food with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $9.28 based on 627 salaries. A mid-career Cook, Fast Food with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $9.97 based on 129 salaries. An experienced Cook, Fast Food …Read more
What Do Cook, Fast Foods Do?
A fast food cook holds an entry-level position in casual, quick-serve restaurants. Most of these establishments are part of national chains, and thus put an emphasis on consistency of output on their cooks. A fast food cook normally learn one station (including its required food preparation) and then moves to others. New fast food cooks are traditionally paired at first with more experienced cooks who gradually add more and more duties to the new cook's responsibilities. A cook at this level …Read more
- Prepare a short range of menu items in a fast-food restaurant.
- Clean and sanitize work areas, equipment, and tools.
- Bake, roast, fry, grill, meats, fish, and other foods.