All About Cooks
Job Description & Duties All cooks not listed separately.
Related Job Titles for this Occupation:
- Falafel Cart Cook
- Fraternity House Cook
- Assistant Cook
What Kind of Cook Job Opportunities Are There?
In the United States, there were 17,800 jobs for Cook in 2016. 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. There will be an estimated 2,700 positions for Cook per 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.
What is the Average Salary of a Cook
Cooks make between $19,420 and $42,700 a year.
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 Are Employed
The table below shows the approximate number of Cooks employed by various industries.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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