Line cook

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How much does a Line Cook make in Washington, DC?

156 salaries reported
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Average base salary
$16.15
per hour
The average salary for a line cook is $16.15 per hour in Washington, DC.
19% higher
than national average
Most common benefits
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Referral program
  • 401(k)
  • Employee assistance program

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Line Cooks

Most recommended skill

Kitchen Management Experiencedimension-trending-icon

earn +12.03% more

The jobs requiring this skill have decrease by 1.76% since 2018. Line Cooks with this skill earn +12.03% more than the average base salary, which is $16.15 per hour.

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Top certificationsFood Handler Certification
+3.13%salary

More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

Top Skills
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Culinary Experiencedimension-trending-icon
+4.17%
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Catering Experiencedimension-trending-icon
+7.92%
130Company icon
Food Handling
+3.74%
202Company icon
Restaurant Experience
+1.00%
7,110Company icon
Kitchen Management Experience
+12.03%
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Most common benefits for Line Cooks

  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Referral program
  • 401(k)
  • Employee assistance program
  • Food provided
  • 401(k) matching
  • Health insurance
  • Partner benefits
  • Paid time off
  • Credit union membership
  • Gym membership

Salary satisfaction

36%

Based on 21,855 ratings

36% of Line cooks in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area

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