Pizza Cook Statistics and Facts in the US
Research Summary. Using a database of 30 million profiles, Zippia estimates demographics and statistics for pizza cooks in the United States. Our estimates are verified against BLS, Census, and current job openings data for accuracy. After extensive research and analysis, Zippia's data science team found that:
- There are over 1,373,317 pizza cooks currently employed in the United States.
- 27.2% of all pizza cooks are women, while only 70.0% are men.
- The average age of an employed pizza cook is 37 years old.
- The most common ethnicity of pizza cooks is White (58.5%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (17.5%) and Black or African American (11.8%).
- The majority of pizza cooks are located in IL, Chicago and MO, Saint Louis.
- Pizza cooks are paid an average annual salary of $18,053.
- Pizza cooks average starting salary is $16,000.
- In 2021, women earned 98% of what men earned.
- The top 10% of highest-paid pizza cooks earn as much as $19,000 or more.
- 9% of all pizza cooks are LGBT.
- Pizza cooks are more likely to work at private companies in comparison to public companies.
Pizza Cook Statistics By Gender
Gender Pay Gap For Pizza Cook
Women Earn 98¢ For Every $1 Earned By Man
Pizza Cook Gender Over Time
This data shows how men and women predominate in the pizza cook position over time.
Pizza Cook Male to Female Ratio
We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, saucier and vacuum kettle cook have the biggest difference in gender.
|School Cafeteria Cook||20%||77%|
|Vacuum Kettle Cook||81%||16%|
Pizza Cook Statistics By Race
The most common ethnicity among pizza cooks is White, which makes up 58.5% of all pizza cooks. Comparatively, there are 17.5% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity and 11.8% of the Black or African American ethnicity.
- White, 58.5%
- Hispanic or Latino, 17.5%
- Black or African American, 11.8%
- Asian, 8.4%
- Unknown, 2.5%
- American Indian and Alaska Native, 1.3%
Pizza Cook Race And Ethnicity Over Time
Using the Census Bureau data, we found out how the percentage of each ethnic category trended between 2008-2018 among pizza cooks.
- Hispanic or Latino
- Black or African American
Pizza Cook Wage Gap By Race
Average Age of a Pizza Cook
We determined the average age of pizza cooks based on ethnicity and gender.
Pizza Cook Age Breakdown
This chart breaks down the ages of pizza cook employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of pizza cooks is 40+ years old, which represents 43% of the population.
Types of Pizza Cook Degree Levels
The most common degree for pizza cooks is high school diploma 49% of pizza cooks earn that degree. A close second is associate degree with 18% and rounding it off is bachelor's degree with 16%.
- High School Diploma, 49%
- Associate, 18%
- Bachelors, 16%
- Diploma, 10%
- Other Degrees, 7%
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Pizza Cook Wage Gap By Education
Pizza Cook Employment Statistics
This section highlights the information we gathered about the types of businesses and industries that employ pizza cooks. We found that the most common company type is private. In addition, the industry that employs the most pizza cooks is the hospitality industry.
We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire pizza cooks.
< 50 employees
50 - 100 employees
100 - 500 employees
500 - 1,000 employees
1,000 - 10,000 employees
The Types Of Companies Pizza Cook Work In
Employees with the pizza cook job title have their preferences when it comes to working for a company. For instance, most pizza cooks prefer to work at private companies over public companies.
Top Industries Hiring Pizza Cooks
Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ pizza cooks. Those industries include hospitality, retail and professional.
Pizza Cook Turnover And Employment Statistics
Pizza Cook Unemployment Rate Over Time
The Bureau of Labor Statistics came in clutch when it came down to figuring out how the unemployment rate has changed over time. Between 2008 and 2018, this is how the number of pizza cooks changed.
- Unemployment rate
The Average Number of Years That Pizza Cook Stay in a Job
By looking over 3,388 pizza cooks resumes, we figured out that the average pizza cook enjoys staying at their job for Less than 1 year for a percentage of 46%.
Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Pizza Cooks with Other Job Titles
After finding the gender ratio, we wondered if the percentages of LGBT persons were different as well. Using the data below, you can see how other job titles compare to pizza cooks.
|Customer Service And Serving||9.75%|
Foreign Languages Spoken By Pizza Cooks
The most common foreign language among pizza cooks is Spanish at 57.1%. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is Japanese at 7.8% and Italian is the third-most popular at 7.8%.
- Spanish, 57.1%
- Japanese, 7.8%
- Italian, 7.8%
- French, 6.5%
- German, 3.9%
- Other, 16.9%