School Cafeteria Cook

School Cafeteria Cook Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$44,000
$21,000
Min 10%
$44,000
Median 50%
$93,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
SAGE Dining Services
Highest Paying City
Minneapolis, MN
Highest Paying State
Minnesota
Average Experience Level
3.6 years
How much does a school cafeteria cook make?
As a School Cafeteria Cook in the USA, you can expect to earn on average $44,540 per year or $21.41 per hour. There is a huge gap between the top 10 percent earners and the bottom 10 percent earners -- about 72,000. The top 10 percent earn over $93,000, while the bottom 10 percent make less than $21,000 annually. Hospitality companies and Professional companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. Minnesota, Alaska, Wisconsin, North Dakota, and Michigan have the highest paying School Cafeteria Cook jobs. The typical tenure for a School Cafeteria Cook is 3.6 years.
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Average School Cafeteria Cook Salary By Location

The national average salary for a School Cafeteria Cook in the United States is $44,540 per year or $21.41 per hour. The top city when it comes to School Cafeteria Cook salaries is Minneapolis, MN at $77,208 per year. The average entry-level salary in Minneapolis, MN is $33,000. Minnesota, Alaska, Wisconsin, North Dakota, and Michigan are the top 5 highest earning states for School Cafeteria Cooks. Arkansas, Idaho, and South Carolina have the lowest School Cafeteria Cook salaries.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Minneapolis, MN
$77,208
2
Racine, WI
$66,942
3
Redmond, WA
$59,274
4
New York, NY
$50,174
5
Cranston, RI
$49,173

Average School Cafeteria Cook Salary By Company

If you are a School Cafeteria Cook, you can expect good job security. However, keep in mind that some industries pay better than others. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for School Cafeteria Cooks are Hospitality companies and Professional companies. SAGE Dining Services and Archdiocese Of San Francisco are the highest paying companies. In addition, companies like Minneapolis Public Schools and Nobel Learning Communities report highly competitive salaries for School Cafeteria Cooks.

Recently Added School Cafeteria Cook Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Sodexo Inc.
School Cafeteria Cook
01/29/2020
$22,018
Gateway Unified School District
School Cafeteria Cook
01/15/2020
$28,655
01/09/2020
$33,663
Legacy Traditional Schools
School Cafeteria Cook
01/07/2020
$25,044
Sage Dining
School Cafeteria Cook
01/05/2020
$33,392
Sage Dining Services
School Cafeteria Cook
12/31/2019
$36,523
Legacy Traditional Schools
School Cafeteria Cook
12/20/2019
$25,044
Sage Dining
School Cafeteria Cook
12/10/2019
$33,392
Sage Dining
School Cafeteria Cook
12/05/2019
$36,523
Mile High Montessori Early Learning Centers
School Cafeteria Cook
11/30/2019
$29,218
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