Cooks, Institution And Cafeteria

Training Requirements for Cooks, Institution And Cafeteria

Cooks, institution and cafeteria need no formal educational credential and short-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Cooks, institution and cafeteria
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, Institution And Cafeteria

This represents about 417,000 people in the United States.

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 26,000 more cooks, institution and cafeteria but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 136,000 more.

Typical Income for Cooks, Institution And Cafeteria

Hourly Income

On average,cooks, institution and cafeteria make $12.68 per hour.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Cooks, institution and cafeteria $8.58 $9.75 $11.90 $14.74 $18.28
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, institution and cafeteria make $26,370 per year.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Cooks, institution and cafeteria $17,840 $20,270 $24,750 $30,660 $38,030
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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