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Average Line Cook Hourly Pay at Compass Group

$13.11
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The average hourly pay for a Line Cook at Compass Group is $13.11.
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$10.83
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$13.11
90%
$16.04
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$11 - $16
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$22,567 - $33,169
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What Do Line Cooks Do?

Line Cook Tasks
  • Follow recipes and product directions for preparing food.
  • Stock, date, rotate and check temperature of products.
  • Operate a variety of kitchen equipment.
  • Clean and sanitize work stations and equipment.
  • Taste products and keep records in order to accurately plan food production.
The top respondents for the job title Line Cook are from the companies Applebee's Neighborhood Grill and Bar, Chili's Grill & Bar and Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at The Cheesecake Factory, Inc. where the average pay is $13.93. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Red Robin Gourmet Burgers Inc and Olive Garden Restaurants, earning around $12.62 and $12.31, respectively. Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc. pays the lowest at around $11.75. Applebee's Neighborhood Grill and Bar and Denny's also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $11.81 and $12.01, respectively.

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What is the Pay by Experience Level for Line Cooks?

An early career Line Cook with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $11.39 based on 9 salaries. A mid-career Line Cook with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $11.51 based on 6 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $15.

Pay Difference by Location

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 26 survey responses.
Early Career
34.6%
Mid Career
23.1%
Late Career
42.3%