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Best states for a Cook

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Not all states present equal opportunity for employees, and when it comes to Cook jobs, it's no different.

We know how hard job search can be, and in order to make your life a little easier, we have the information you need in order to determine where you might want to start your job search.

In fact, our research shows that Minnesota is the best state for Cooks in America.

The best city in America for Cooks with the highest pay is Walla Walla.

Cooks in Old Bridge make the most money.

Montclair and Dumont are other high paying cities for Cooks.

Minnesota is the best state, and Old Bridge is the city with the highest pay for Cooks.

The 10 Best States in America For Cooks in 2019

  1. Minnesota
  2. Colorado
  3. Hawaii
  4. Tennessee
  5. Florida
  6. New Jersey
  7. Oregon
  8. Alaska
  9. Illinois
  10. Washington
  • (1,109 jobs)
  • (1,129 jobs)
  • (156 jobs)
  • (1,171 jobs)
  • (2,831 jobs)
  • (1,008 jobs)
  • (584 jobs)
  • (64 jobs)
  • (1,977 jobs)
  • (879 jobs)

We looked at the most recent data to rank all fifty states from best to worst for Cook jobs.

Below is the list of best cities for Cook jobs ranked from 1 to 50.

If you're interested, you can read more about the job scene here:

The 10 Best States For Cooks in 2019

1. Minnesota

Total Cook Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1,109 $30,831 $24,000 $39,000 1.2
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Cook Jobs in Minnesota

2. Colorado

Total Cook Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1,129 $29,441 $23,000 $36,000 1.19
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Cook Jobs in Colorado

3. Hawaii

Total Cook Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
156 $31,875 $22,000 $45,000 1.42
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Cook Jobs in Hawaii

4. Tennessee

Total Cook Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1,171 $25,980 $20,000 $32,000 1.59
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Cook Jobs in Tennessee

5. Florida

Total Cook Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
2,831 $27,264 $20,000 $36,000 1.38
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Cook Jobs in Florida

6. New Jersey

Total Cook Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1,008 $33,300 $28,000 $38,000 0.8
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Cook Jobs in New Jersey

7. Oregon

Total Cook Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
584 $29,587 $25,000 $34,000 1.11
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Cook Jobs in Oregon

8. Alaska

Total Cook Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
64 $30,219 $21,000 $43,000 0.86
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Cook Jobs in Alaska

9. Illinois

Total Cook Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1,977 $29,275 $24,000 $35,000 1
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Cook Jobs in Illinois

10. Washington

Total Cook Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
879 $31,378 $25,000 $38,000 0.74
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Cook Jobs in Washington

HOW WE DETERMINED THE BEST STATES TO BE a Cook

You can read about how the best state rankings are calculated here.

Detailed list of the best states for a Cook

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