All About Cooks
Cook Definition All cooks not listed separately.
Types of Cook
- Assistant Cook
- Falafel Cart Cook
- Fraternity House Cook
Is There Going to be Demand for Cooks?
There were about 17,800 jobs for Cook in 2016 (in the United States). New jobs are being produced at a rate of 9% which is above the national average. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts 1,600 new jobs for Cook by 2026. Due to new job openings and attrition, there will be an average of 2,700 job openings in this field each year.
The states with the most job growth for Cook are North Dakota, Idaho, and New Hampshire. Watch out if you plan on working in Vermont, Oklahoma, or Maine. These states have the worst job growth for this type of profession.
Cook Average Salary
The average yearly salary of a Cook ranges between $19,420 and $42,700.
Cooks who work in Nevada, Connecticut, or Hawaii, make the highest salaries.
Below is a list of the median annual salaries for Cooks in different U.S. states.
|State||Annual Mean Salary|
|District of Columbia||$34,060|
Where Cooks Work
The table below shows the approximate number of Cooks employed by various industries.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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