Cook Salaries in the United States

Salary estimated from 44,915 employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. Last updated: March 17, 2019
Average salary
$11.98 per hour
  • Most Reported
$7.25
$21.65
Salary Distribution

How much does a Cook make in the United States?

The average salary for a Cook is $11.98 per hour in the United States. Salary estimates are based on 44,915 salaries submitted anonymously to Indeed by Cook employees, users, and collected from past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. The typical tenure for a Cook is less than 1 year.
Cook salaries by company in the United States
CompanyAverage salary
$14.34 per hour
193 salaries
$14.02 per hour
$13.44 per hour
187 salaries
$12.85 per hour
$12.54 per hour
$12.48 per hour
$12.34 per hour
127 salaries
$12.10 per hour
158 salaries
$12.06 per hour
37 salaries
$11.99 per hour
Cook salaries by location
CityAverage salary
606 salaries
$11.52 per hour
495 salaries
$12.66 per hour
$16.30 per hour
$14.16 per hour
$9.98 per hour

Cook job openings

Man O' War First Watch is Now Hiring First Shift!
First Watch
Lexington, KY
Now Interviewing: Back-of-House (Prep Cooks, Line Cooks, Dishwashers)
Saint Burch Tavern
Iowa City, IA
Drink Cook at a new Cafe
7Leaves Cafe (San Jose)
San Jose, CA
Cook Jobs