Average Pizza Cook / Chef / Maker Hourly Pay

$9.73
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$150
Bonus
$123
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The average hourly pay for a Pizza Cook / Chef / Maker is $9.73.
10%
$7.47
MEDIAN
$9.73
90%
$14.30
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Hourly Rate
$7 - $14
Bonus
$1 - $4,100
Profit Sharing
$0 - $19,727
Total Pay
$15,632 - $32,042
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What Do Pizza Cook / Chef / Makers Do?

Pizza Cook / Chef / Maker Tasks
  • Prepare ingredients, sauce and dough and assemble pizzas according to standards and orders.
  • Operate pizza ovens and conduct maintenance, reporting problems.
  • Assist with special orders and when other work stations fall behind.
  • Maintain a hygienic work station, rotate ingredients, and clean equipment and pizza ovens.

Job Satisfaction for Pizza Cook / Chef / Maker

3.6 out of 5
(264)
Highly Satisfied
23Reviews
The top respondents for the job title Pizza Cook / Chef / Maker are from the companies Pizza Hut, Inc., Pizzahut and Subway Restaurant Inc. Reported salaries are highest at Pizza Pizza where the average pay is $10.17. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Subway Restaurant Inc and Domino's Pizza, earning around $9.41 and $8.50, respectively. Little Caesars Enterprises, Inc. pays the lowest at around $7.64. Pizzahut and Papa John's Pizza also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $8.05 and $8.10, respectively.

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What is the Pay by Experience Level for Pizza Cook / Chef / Makers?

An entry-level Pizza Cook / Chef / Maker with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $8.56 based on 155 salaries. An early career Pizza Cook / Chef / Maker with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $9.39 based on 698 salaries. A mid-career Pizza Cook / Chef / Maker with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $11.41 based on 156 salaries. An experienced Pizza Cook / Chef / Maker with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.00 based on 121 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $14.
Employees with Pizza Cook / Chef / Maker in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 43.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (25.9% more) and Orlando, Florida (18.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (14.8% less) and Dallas, Texas (7.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,211 survey responses.
Entry Level
12.8%
Early Career
57.6%
Mid Career
12.9%
Experienced
10.0%
Late Career
6.7%