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There is more than meets the eye when it comes to being a cook and assistant manager. For example, did you know that they make an average of $16.87 an hour? That's $35,080 a year!

What Does a Cook And Assistant Manager Do

There are certain skills that many cook and assistant managers have in order to accomplish their responsibilities. By taking a look through resumes, we were able to narrow down the most common skills for a person in this position. We discovered that a lot of resumes listed dexterity, sense of taste and smell and physical stamina.

When it comes to the most important skills required to be a cook and assistant manager, we found that a lot of resumes listed 27.7% of cook and assistant managers included kitchen equipment, while 12.9% of resumes included customer service, and 12.4% of resumes included food preparation. Hard skills like these are helpful to have when it comes to performing essential job responsibilities.

How To Become a Cook And Assistant Manager

If you're interested in becoming a cook and assistant manager, one of the first things to consider is how much education you need. We've determined that 20.7% of cook and assistant managers have a bachelor's degree. In terms of higher education levels, we found that 0.9% of cook and assistant managers have master's degrees. Even though some cook and assistant managers have a college degree, it's possible to become one with only a high school degree or GED.

Choosing the right major is always an important step when researching how to become a cook and assistant manager. When we researched the most common majors for a cook and assistant manager, we found that they most commonly earn high school diploma degrees or associate degree degrees. Other degrees that we often see on cook and assistant manager resumes include bachelor's degree degrees or diploma degrees.

You may find that experience in other jobs will help you become a cook and assistant manager. In fact, many cook and assistant manager jobs require experience in a role such as cook. Meanwhile, many cook and assistant managers also have previous career experience in roles such as cashier or line cook.

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Average Salary$35,080
Job Growth Rate11%

Cook And Assistant Manager Career Paths

Top Careers Before Cook And Assistant Manager

Cook
16.4 %
Cashier
12.0 %
Line Cook
10.5 %

Top Careers After Cook And Assistant Manager

Cook
13.4 %
Line Cook
10.4 %

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Average Salary for a Cook And Assistant Manager

Cook And Assistant Managers in America make an average salary of $35,080 per year or $17 per hour. The top 10 percent makes over $44,000 per year, while the bottom 10 percent under $27,000 per year.
Average Salary
$35,080

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Recently Added Salaries

Job TitleCompanyCompanyStart DateSalary
Cook and Assistant Manager
Cook and Assistant Manager
Cheshire Public Schools
Cheshire Public Schools
09/19/2019
09/19/2019
$34,95709/19/2019
$34,957
Cook and Assistant Manager
Cook and Assistant Manager
Dubuque Community School District
Dubuque Community School District
09/07/2019
09/07/2019
$33,22509/07/2019
$33,225
Cook and Assistant Manager
Cook and Assistant Manager
Terra Bistro
Terra Bistro
08/31/2019
08/31/2019
$31,30508/31/2019
$31,305
Cook and Assistant Manager
Cook and Assistant Manager
Dubuque Community School District
Dubuque Community School District
08/20/2019
08/20/2019
$33,22508/20/2019
$33,225
Line/Prep Cook-Assistant Kitchrn Manager
Line/Prep Cook-Assistant Kitchrn Manager
Outback Steakhouse
Outback Steakhouse
08/04/2008
08/04/2008
$32,89108/04/2008
$32,891

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Cook And Assistant Manager Resumes

Designing and figuring out what to include on your resume can be tough, not to mention time-consuming. That's why we put together a guide that is designed to help you craft the perfect resume for becoming a Cook And Assistant Manager. If you're needing extra inspiration, take a look through our selection of templates that are specific to your job.

Learn How To Write a Cook And Assistant Manager Resume

At Zippia, we went through countless Cook And Assistant Manager resumes and compiled some information about how best to optimize them. Here are some suggestions based on what we found, divided by the individual sections of the resume itself.

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Cook And Assistant Manager Demographics

Gender

male

60.4 %

female

36.5 %

unknown

3.2 %

Ethnicity

White

63.6 %

Hispanic or Latino

15.6 %

Black or African American

9.2 %

Foreign Languages Spoken

Spanish

67.0 %

French

6.6 %

German

4.4 %
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Cook And Assistant Manager Education

Majors

Business
23.8 %

Degrees

High School Diploma

39.7 %

Associate

21.9 %

Bachelors

20.7 %
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Top Skills For a Cook And Assistant Manager

The skills section on your resume can be almost as important as the experience section, so you want it to be an accurate portrayal of what you can do. Luckily, we've found all of the skills you'll need so even if you don't have these skills yet, you know what you need to work on. Out of all the resumes we looked through, 27.7% of cook and assistant managers listed kitchen equipment on their resume, but soft skills such as dexterity and sense of taste and smell are important as well.

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Top Cook And Assistant Manager Employers

1. Sonic Drive-In
3.6
Avg. Salary: 
$28,861
Cook And Assistant Managers Hired: 
144+
2. Pizza Hut
4.1
Avg. Salary: 
$27,981
Cook And Assistant Managers Hired: 
75+
3. Burger King
4.5
Avg. Salary: 
$29,191
Cook And Assistant Managers Hired: 
46+
4. KFC
4.6
Avg. Salary: 
$29,176
Cook And Assistant Managers Hired: 
44+
5. Waffle House
3.9
Avg. Salary: 
$59,341
Cook And Assistant Managers Hired: 
43+
6. Domino's Pizza
4.2
Avg. Salary: 
$25,354
Cook And Assistant Managers Hired: 
42+

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Updated October 2, 2020