Short Order Cook

Short Order Cook Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$26,000
$16,000
Min 10%
$26,000
Median 50%
$43,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Bloomingdale's
Highest Paying City
Denver, CO
Highest Paying State
Alaska
Average Experience Level
2.3 years
How much does a short order cook make?
Short Order Cooks in the US make on average $26,716 annually or $12.84 hourly. The top 10 percent make over $43,000 per year, while the bottom 10 percent make under $16,000 per year. Hospitality companies and Health Care companies have the most job opportunities for Short Order Cooks. Alaska, Hawaii, Washington, Nevada, and California have the highest paying Short Order Cook jobs. The typical tenure for a Short Order Cook is 2.3 years.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Prep Cook
$26,343
Cook
$28,096
Line Cook
$26,972
Grill Cook
$30,121

Average Short Order Cook Salary By Location

As a Short Order Cook in the U.S., you can expect to earn on average $26,716 per year or $12.84 per hour. Short Order Cooks make the most in Denver, CO at about $31,677 per year. Even an entry-level Short Order Cook makes $21,000 per year in Denver, CO. Alaska, Hawaii, Washington, Nevada, and California are the states with the highest payscale for Short Order Cooks. Michigan, Arkansas, South Carolina, Mississippi, and Kentucky have the lowest reported salaries for Short Order Cooks.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Denver, CO
$31,677
2
Aurora, IL
$29,164
3
Tucson, AZ
$28,995
4
Freehold, NJ
$28,213
5
New York, NY
$25,998

Average Short Order Cook Salary By Company

Like every industry, there is a range of salaries a Short Order Cook makes. Hospitality companies and Health Care companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. The two companies that report the highest salaries for Short Order Cooks are Bloomingdale's and Penn National Gaming. In addition, companies like Nantucket Golf Club and Sodexo Operations report highly competitive salaries for Short Order Cooks.

Recently Added Short Order Cook Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Palace CAFE
Short Order Cook
01/28/2020
$20,870
Columbia University
Short Order Cook
01/13/2020
$37,107
The Maugus Restaurant
Short Order Cook
12/31/2019
$37,566
Palace CAFE
Short Order Cook
12/09/2019
$20,870
Columbia University
Short Order Cook
11/26/2019
$37,107
IHOP 1773
Short Order Cook
11/14/2019
$25,044
Sage Dining
Short Order Cook
11/14/2019
$29,218
Columbia University
Short Order Cook
09/17/2019
$37,107
Skidmore College
Short Order Cook
09/05/2019
$32,140
Meadowlands Racing and Entertainment (Nj) & Tioga Downs Casino (Ny)
Short Order Cook
08/15/2019
$25,566
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