Line Cook Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
$27,000
$22,000
Min 10%
$27,000
Median 50%
$33,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
H-E-B
Highest Paying City
San Francisco, CA
Highest Paying State
Washington
Average Experience Level
2.1 years
How much does a line cook make?
Line Cooks in America make, on average, $27,551 a year or $13.25 per hour. If you are in the top 10 percent, you will make over $33,000; however, if you are in the bottom 10 percent, you will earn less than $22,000 per year. Hospitality companies and Retail companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. The best states for high paying Line Cook jobs are Washington, Hawaii, California, Massachusetts, and Alaska. The typical employment for a Line Cook is 2.1 years.
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Average Line Cook Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Line Cook in the United States is $27,551 per year or $13.25 per hour. The top city when it comes to Line Cook salaries is San Francisco, CA at $34,061 per year. Even as an entry-level Line Cook, you will make $25,000 per year in San Francisco, CA. Washington, Hawaii, California, Massachusetts, and Alaska are the states with the highest payscale for Line Cooks. South Carolina, Louisiana, Arkansas, West Virginia, and Kentucky are the lowest earners.

Map of Line Cook Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Line Cooks earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary:

Average Line Cook Salary By Company

If you are a Line Cook, you can expect good job security. However, keep in mind that some industries pay better than others. Most Line Cook jobs are in Hospitality companies and Hospitality companies. H-E-B and Hy-Vee are the highest paying companies. Companies like Brio Tuscan Grille and Texas Roadhouse also pay high salaries to their Line Cooks.

Line Cook Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Line Cook Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Line Cook can range from $23,090 to $27,995 depending on the amount of work experience that the person has. Data on how experience level affects salary is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

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