Training Requirements for Cooks, All Other

Cooks, all other need no formal educational credential and moderate-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Cooks, all other
Percent
Less than High School 29.7
High School 40.7
Some College 18.5
Associates Degree 5.6
Bachelors Degree 4.7
Masters Degree 0.7
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.2

Employment Outlook for Cooks, All Other

This represents about 21,000 people in the United States.

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 1,000 more cooks, all other but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 7,000 more.

Typical Income for Cooks, All Other

Hourly Income

On average,cooks, all other make $14.04 per hour.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Cooks, all other $9.07 $10.33 $13.04 $16.51 $20.95
Food preparation and serving related occupations $8.28 $8.94 $10.01 $12.34 $16.92
Cooks and food preparation workers $8.44 $9.27 $10.80 $13.18 $15.87
Cooks $8.47 $9.35 $10.99 $13.48 $16.29
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, cooks, all other make $29,210 per year.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Cooks, all other $18,870 $21,490 $27,120 $34,340 $43,580
Food preparation and serving related occupations $17,220 $18,600 $20,810 $25,680 $35,200
Cooks and food preparation workers $17,550 $19,280 $22,460 $27,420 $33,000
Cooks $17,610 $19,450 $22,850 $28,030 $33,890
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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