Lead Cook

Lead Cook Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$33,000
$21,000
Min 10%
$33,000
Median 50%
$52,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Bloomingdale's
Highest Paying City
Portland, ME
Highest Paying State
Maine
Average Experience Level
2.8 years
How much does a lead cook make?
As a Lead Cook in the USA, you can expect to earn on average $33,790 per year or $16.25 per hour. Those in the bottom 10 percent make under $21,000 a year, and the top 10 percent make over $52,000. Hospitality companies and Professional companies have the most job opportunities for Lead Cooks. Maine, District of Columbia, Massachusetts, New Jersey, and New Hampshire have the highest paying Lead Cook jobs. The typical tenure for a Lead Cook is 2.8 years.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Head Cook
$37,245
Line Cook
$26,972
Cook
$28,096

Average Lead Cook Salary By Location

Lead Cooks in the US makes an average salary of $33,790 per year or $16.25 per hour. Portland, ME reports the highest Lead Cook salaries at $42,916 per year. Not only that, Portland, ME also has an average entry-level salary of $18,000. Some of the states with the best Lead Cook salaries are Maine, District of Columbia, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont. Iowa, Idaho, Montana, West Virginia, and South Carolina have the lowest reported salaries for Lead Cooks.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Portland, ME
$42,916
2
Washington, DC
$42,365
3
Boston, MA
$42,096
4
San Antonio, TX
$41,308
5
Riverhead, NY
$40,037

Average Lead Cook Salary By Company

Lead Cooks can expect good job security. Some industries pay higher than others. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Lead Cooks are Hospitality companies and Professional companies. Bloomingdale's and PruittHealth are the best paying companies for Lead Cooks. In addition, companies like Capital Senior Living and Ecumen report highly competitive salaries for Lead Cooks.

Recently Added Lead Cook Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
01/28/2020
$36,856
Dupont Hospital
Lead Cook
01/24/2020
$32,609
Ecumen
Lead Cook
01/24/2020
$27,402
Sage Dining
Lead Cook
01/24/2020
$35,479
Sage Dining
Lead Cook
01/24/2020
$37,566
Manpowergroup
Lead Cook
01/22/2020
$25,044
Sodexo Inc.
Lead Cook
01/19/2020
$37,566
Sage Dining
Lead Cook
01/14/2020
$35,479
Enchantment Resort
Lead Cook
01/08/2020
$35,479
01/08/2020
$29,218
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