Average Cook, Institution and Cafeteria Hourly Pay

$12.56
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$438
Bonus
$203
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The average hourly pay for a Cook, Institution and Cafeteria is $12.56.
10%
$9.68
MEDIAN
$12.56
90%
$16.96
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Hourly Rate
$10 - $17
Bonus
$50 - $1,468
Profit Sharing
$1 - $1,200
Total Pay
$20,077 - $36,469
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What Do Cook, Institution and Cafeterias Do?

Cook, Institution and Cafeteria Tasks
  • Prepare ingredients by washing, chopping, weighing, and measuring.
  • Operate cafeteria's equipment to cook and produce meals.
  • Maintain food logs, expenditures, and inventory.
  • Clean and maintain work area, utensils, and dishes.
  • Monitor food quality and test for doneness, serving in standard portions and presentations.

Job Satisfaction for Cook, Institution and Cafeteria

3.7 out of 5
(437)
Highly Satisfied
36Reviews
The top respondents for the job title Cook, Institution and Cafeteria are from the companies Sodexo, Inc., Compass Group and Aramark. Reported salaries are highest at Bon Appetit where the average pay is $13.41. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Aramark and Sodexo, Inc., earning around $13.29 and $12.27, respectively. Healthcare Services Group, Inc. pays the lowest at around $11.25. Chartwell's and Compass Group also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $11.57 and $11.68, respectively.

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What is the Pay by Experience Level for Cook, Institution and Cafeterias?

An entry-level Cook, Institution and Cafeteria with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $10.37 based on 29 salaries. An early career Cook, Institution and Cafeteria with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $11.49 based on 514 salaries. A mid-career Cook, Institution and Cafeteria with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.33 based on 444 salaries. An experienced Cook, Institution and Cafeteria with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.22 based on 537 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $14.
Employees with Cook, Institution and Cafeteria in their job title in Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 11.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (8.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (4.6% less), Dallas, Texas (4.5% less) and Columbus, Ohio (3.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,963 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.5%
Early Career
26.2%
Mid Career
22.6%
Experienced
27.4%
Late Career
22.4%