Average Pantry Cook Hourly Pay

$11.97
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$275
Bonus
$1,023
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The average hourly pay for a Pantry Cook is $11.97.
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$9.60
MEDIAN
$11.97
90%
$15.33
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$10 - $15
Bonus
$0 - $685
Profit Sharing
$0 - $1,023
Total Pay
$20,061 - $31,975
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What Do Pantry Cooks Do?

Pantry Cook Tasks
  • Set up and perform prep work for various food items according to recipes and restaurant guidelines.
  • Maintain inventory and control costs by checking stock, adhering to recipes, and following preparation guidelines.
  • Adhere to all state and local sanitation, storage, and refrigeration standards.

Job Satisfaction for Pantry Cook

3.6 out of 5
(53)
Highly Satisfied
3Reviews

Popular Employer Salaries for Pantry Cook

The top respondents for the job title Pantry Cook are from the companies P.F. Chang's China Bistro, Inc., Ruth's Chris Steak House and Hilton Worldwide. Reported salaries are highest at Ruth's Chris Steak House where the average pay is $14.44. P.F. Chang's China Bistro, Inc. pays the lowest at around $13.00.

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What is the Pay by Experience Level for Pantry Cooks?

An entry-level Pantry Cook with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $10.87 based on 14 salaries. An early career Pantry Cook with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $11.45 based on 107 salaries. A mid-career Pantry Cook with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.42 based on 32 salaries. An experienced Pantry Cook with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.57 based on 24 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $15.
Employees with Pantry Cook in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 31.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (14.9% more) and Sacramento, California (0.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Austin, Texas (8.4% less) and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (1.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 190 survey responses.
Entry Level
7.4%
Early Career
56.3%
Mid Career
16.8%
Experienced
12.6%
Late Career
6.8%