Training Requirements for Cooks, Short Order

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

Degrees for Cooks, short order
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, Short Order

This represents about 181,000 people in the United States.

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 9,000 less cooks, short order but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 48,000 more.

Typical Income for Cooks, Short Order

Hourly Income

On average,cooks, short order make $11.12 per hour.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Cooks, short order $8.43 $9.18 $10.52 $12.23 $14.85
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, short order make $23,130 per year.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Cooks, short order $17,520 $19,090 $21,890 $25,450 $30,890
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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