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Average Grill Cook Hourly Pay

$10.95
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$197
Bonus
$850
Commission
$150
Profit Sharing
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The average hourly pay for a Grill Cook is $10.95.
10%
$8.30
MEDIAN
$10.95
90%
$14.50
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Hourly Rate
$8 - $15
Bonus
$2 - $1,443
Profit Sharing
$0 - $150
Commission
$0 - $850
Total Pay
$17,280 - $30,759
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What Do Grill Cooks Do?

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.

Job Satisfaction for Grill Cook

3.5 out of 5
(400)
Satisfied
24Reviews
The top respondents for the job title Grill Cook are from the companies Waffle House, Inc., Crackerbarrel and Cracker Barrel Old Country Store. Reported salaries are highest at Cracker Barrel Old Country Store where the average pay is $12.12. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Crackerbarrel and Sodexo, Inc., earning around $11.81 and $11.70, respectively. Macdonalds pays the lowest at around $8.37. Wendy's International, Inc. and Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $8.50 and $10.21, respectively.

Career Paths

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What is the Pay by Experience Level for Grill Cooks?

An entry-level Grill Cook with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $9.42 based on 102 salaries. An early career Grill Cook with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $10.32 based on 707 salaries. A mid-career Grill Cook with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $11.87 based on 299 salaries. An experienced Grill Cook with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.34 based on 307 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $12.
Employees with Grill Cook in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 28.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Phoenix, Arizona (20.6% more) and Atlanta, Georgia (15.8% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,594 survey responses.
Entry Level
6.4%
Early Career
44.4%
Mid Career
18.8%
Experienced
19.3%
Late Career
11.2%