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Lead Cook Salaries

16,432 Salaries

Average Base Pay
$25,272 / yr
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Additional Cash Compensation

Average$614
Range$208 - $3,282

How much does a Lead Cook make?

The national average salary for a Lead Cook is $25,272 in United States. Filter by location to see Lead Cook salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 16,432 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Lead Cook employees.

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Lead Cook - Hourly

Aramark

$15/hr

Range: $11 - $19

35 salaries

$15/hr
$11$19

Lead Cook - Hourly

Brookdale Senior Living

$15/hr

Range: $12 - $15

14 salaries

$15/hr
$12$15

Lead Cook - Hourly

Marriott International

$14/hr

Range: $11 - $17

11 salaries

$14/hr
$11$17

Lead Cook - Hourly

Sodexo USA

$14/hr

Range: $11 - $25

10 salaries

$14/hr
$11$25

Lead Cook - Hourly

Panda Express

$13/hr

Range: $12 - $17

10 salaries

$13/hr
$12$17

Lead Cook - Hourly

IHOP

$13/hr

Range: $9 - $16

8 salaries

$13/hr
$9$16

Lead Cook - Hourly

Eurest

$15/hr

Range: $12 - $17

7 salaries

$15/hr
$12$17

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Lead Cook - Hourly

Denny's

$13/hr

Range: $11 - $14

7 salaries

$13/hr
$11$14

Lead Cook - Hourly

Bon Appétit Management

$16/hr

Range: $13 - $22

6 salaries

$16/hr
$13$22

Lead Cook - Hourly

Compass Group

$15/hr

Range: $11 - $19

6 salaries

$15/hr
$11$19

Lead Cook - Hourly

Compass Group USA

$16/hr

Range: $12 - $25

6 salaries

$16/hr
$12$25

Lead Cook - Hourly

Chili's Grill and Bar

$14/hr

Range: $12 - $17

5 salaries

$14/hr
$12$17

Lead Cook - Hourly

Morrison Healthcare

$10/hr

Range: $9 - $13

5 salaries

$10/hr
$9$13

Lead Cook - Hourly

Applebee's

$14/hr

Range: $12 - $20

4 salaries

$14/hr
$12$20

Lead Cook - Hourly

Buffalo Wild Wings

$13/hr

Range: $11 - $15

4 salaries

$13/hr
$11$15

Lead Cook - Hourly

Pizza Hut

$9/hr

Range: $8 - $12

4 salaries

$9/hr
$8$12

Lead Cook - Hourly

Levy

$11/hr

Range: $10 - $14

4 salaries

$11/hr
$10$14

Lead Cook - Hourly

Westin

$14/hr

Range: $14 - $17

3 salaries

$14/hr
$14$17

Lead Cook - Hourly

Hardee's

$9/hr

Range: $8 - $11

3 salaries

$9/hr
$8$11

Lead Cook - Hourly

Chartwells Higher Education Dining Services

$13/hr

Range: $10 - $13

3 salaries

$13/hr
$10$13
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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent lead cook salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$14
hourly
A Lead Cook in the San Diego, CA Area area reported making $14 per hour
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
San Diego, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$14
hourly
A Lead Cook in the Atlanta, GA Area area reported making $14 per hour
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Atlanta, GA Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$21
hourly
A Lead Cook in the Fort Leonard Wood, MO Area area reported making $21 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Fort Leonard Wood, MO Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Contract
$18
hourly
A Lead Cook in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $18 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$16
hourly
A Lead Cook in the Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN Area area reported making $16 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$13
hourly
A Lead Cook in the Omaha, NE Area area reported making $13 per hour
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Omaha, NE Area area
Intern
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
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