$25,308
Avg. Salary
$10.59
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$205

Bonus

$0.00

Profit Sharing

$900

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Grill Cook is $10.59 per hour.

The average pay for a Grill Cook is $25,308 per year.

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$8.14
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$15k
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$39k
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MEDIAN $25,308
$14,758 - $38,878
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$0$38K
Salary $14,758 - $38,878
Bonus $0.00 - $1,153
Profit Sharing $0.00
Commission $900
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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$16,997 - $30,183
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 10 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 37
Hourly Data $0$21
Hourly Rate $8.14 - $14.05
Hourly Tips $0.00 - $1.27
Overtime $8.42 - $21.53
Annual Data $0$30K
Bonus $0.00 - $1,153
Commission $900
Profit Sharing $0.00
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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$16,997 - $30,183
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 10 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,614

Job Description for Grill Cook

Grill cooks are kitchen employees who typically work in restaurants to prepare foods from a menu. They typically specialize in grill work, which may involve large flat griddles, gas or electric broilers, or flame-heated grills. In kitchens which specifically require a grill cook, they may serve on a team or brigade which coordinates with cooks who handle other areas of the kitchen (sometimes called the line, which is why these workers are collectively known as "line cooks").

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Grill Cook Tasks
  • Follow recipes and processes to create standard food products.
  • Plate and present meals.
  • Monitor and update inventory, rotating and dating food supplies.
  • Maintain and sanitize cooking and preparation area.

Grill Cook Pay By Employer

$0$30K

$20,431

$23,246

Crackerbarrel
36 profiles
$23,874

Sodexo, Inc.
26 profiles
$25,216

$17,127

Compass Group
20 profiles
$26,397

Macdonalds
20 profiles
$17,293

$21,471

$20,506

$17,088

Grill Cook Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Grill Cook

Pay by Experience for a Grill Cook has a positive trend. An entry-level Grill Cook with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $20,000 based on 467 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Grill Cook with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $24,000 based on 224 salaries. An experienced Grill Cook which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $25,000 based on 201 salaries. A Grill Cook with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $24,000 based on 85 salaries.

Grill Cook Reviews

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

Grill Cook in Pompano Beach:
"Cook chicken and ribs."
Pros: I can get forty hours a week because I'm reliable.
Cons: The worst job I've ever had, horrible managers that don't know what there doing or how to run a restaurant.

Grill Cook in Newberry:
"Net worth."
Pros: Cooking and serving the people...
Cons: Working holidays.

Grill Cook in Canton:
"Work very hard and don't get paid enough."
Pros: Good kitchen crew. Hopefully chances for advancement and outback is a well known franchise.
Cons: I haven't seen promise or chances for advancement. They realize I'm a value employee but don't show it.

Grill Cook in Encinitas:
"Bad."
Pros: Not good needs more work and does not help.
Cons: All the stress of working and not knowing schedule.

Grill Cook in Beaumont:
"Understandinglea."
Learn every thing.

Grill Cook in Birmingham:
"Working as a grill cook demands attentiveness and detail."
Pros: Grill cooks are popular people. Everyone likes it when you give them your undivided attention. You prepare their food just the way they like it, or even better than they could have imagined. Maintain your professionalism at all times. Customers appreciation and satisfaction of a job well done. The cohesiveness with co-workers are almost like family. When you work well with one another, the job is seamless and the day passes quickly.
Cons: Although sanitation mandatory in a kitchen, the clean-up afterward can sometime get to you. Also, food prep., I.e., chopping, dicing, can cause anxiety because you expose yourself to injury.

Grill Cook in Kansas City:
"Flexible But Limited."
Pros: Fair management, flexible hours, fast-paced.
Cons: Stressful, little pay for effort.

Key Stats for Grill Cook

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 372 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
11%

Experience Affects Grill Cook Salaries

Experienced
▲10%

Late-Career
▲8%

▲6%

National Average
$23,000

▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 372 votes.

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 29%
dental benefits
Dental: 22%
vision benefits
Vision: 18%
no benefits
None: 70%