$22,546
Avg. Salary
$12.06
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$375

Bonus

$197

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Cook, Institution And Cafeteria is $12.06 per hour.

The average pay for a Cook, Institution And Cafeteria is $22,546 per year.

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$9.35
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$12.06
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$16.43
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MEDIAN $12.06
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$12k
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$40k
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MEDIAN $22,546
$12,257 - $39,706
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$0$39K
Salary $12,257 - $39,706
Bonus $24.66 - $1,163
Profit Sharing $197
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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$19,011 - $35,394
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 163
Hourly Data $0$24
Hourly Rate $9.35 - $16.43
Hourly Tips $0.00 - $0.40
Overtime $10.99 - $24.41
Annual Data $0$35K
Bonus $24.66 - $1,163
Profit Sharing $197
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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$19,011 - $35,394
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,852

Job Description for Cook, Institution and Cafeteria

Large institutions such as hospitals, hotels, and schools often have cafeterias for visitors and staff to order and eat food. Cafeteria cooks prepare and cook food for these guests that adhere to the relevant health guidelines and their institution's quality standards.

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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.

Cook, Institution and Cafeteria Pay By Employer

$0$35K

Sodexo, Inc.
56 profiles
$24,484

Compass Group
41 profiles
$24,177

Aramark
29 profiles
$26,254

$24,288

$27,613

$24,960

$24,359

$23,669

Sodexho, Usa
5 profiles
$27,706

Cook, Institution and Cafeteria Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Cook, Institution and Cafeteria

Pay by Experience for a Cook, Institution and Cafeteria has a positive trend. An entry-level Cook, Institution and Cafeteria with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $23,000 based on 388 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Cook, Institution and Cafeteria with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $25,000 based on 336 salaries. An experienced Cook, Institution and Cafeteria which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $26,000 based on 333 salaries. A Cook, Institution and Cafeteria with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $29,000 based on 187 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

3%

National Average: $25,211

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

Surpassing the national average by 26 percent, Institution and Cafeteria Cooks in Boston receive some of the highest pay in the country. Institution and Cafeteria Cooks can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Los Angeles (+25 percent), Columbus (+21 percent), San Diego (+8 percent), and Seattle (+6 percent). Tulsa ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 16 percent below the national average. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in St. Louis and Houston (12 percent lower and 8 percent lower, respectively).

Cook, Institution and Cafeteria Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Cook, Institution and Cafeteria?

Cook, Institution and Cafeteria in Valparaiso:
"Preparation."
Don't settle for minimal money go to larger businesses to recieve the most wage. Always practice new techiniques and learn as much as possible in this field and realize lots of competion especially if woman.

Cook, Institution and Cafeteria in Zuni:
Pros: I like to serve lunch and clean up the area for sanitization.
Cons: I thing I dislike the most is how we are getting payed.

Cook, Institution and Cafeteria in Corpus Christi:
Pros: Enjoy working with food and learning new things. I would also make vegetable trays and fruit trays.
Cons: No team work. Some people was all the credit for other people's work. Some people make it a very stressful environment.

Cook, Institution and Cafeteria in Tyler:
"Stressful."
The company cares more about retention for sub-par employees than cycling through until they find the performance they're actually looking for. This leaves the brunt of the work left on the shoulders of those who are actually capable to pick up the significant slack left behind by those who are not.

Cook, Institution and Cafeteria in Lake Placid:
"Cook."
Pros: Every other weekend off.
Cons: Pay and hours.

Cook, Institution and Cafeteria in Greenville:
"Enjoyable."
Pros: Off on holidays.
Cons: Not enough pay or benefits.

Cook, Institution and Cafeteria in East Peoria:
"They don't tell you:"
Everything, EVERYTHING, has to be done exactly according to whatever rules Corporate/management has made up for that day. And just when you figure it out, it's wrong.

Key Stats for Cook, Institution and Cafeteria

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 404 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
20%

Experience Affects Cook, Institution and Cafeteria Salaries

Late-Career
▲15%

Experienced
▲3%

National Average
$25,000

▼2%

Entry-Level
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 404 votes.

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 56%
dental benefits
Dental: 46%
vision benefits
Vision: 38%
no benefits
None: 41%