How much does a Line Cook make?

Updated Sep 24, 2021

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Employer Size

Experience

$29,188 /yr
Average Base Pay

10,297 salaries

$22K

Low

$29K

Average

$38K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Line Cook is $29,188 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Line Cook salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 10297 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Line Cook employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Line Cook$29,188 /yr
L3
Line Cook III$34,625 /yr
L4
Lead Line Cook$33,118 /yr
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$33,118

per year

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$27,774

per year

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$29,071

per year

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$26,762

per year

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Red Robin
3.4

Red Robin

Line Cook

$26,602

 /yr
Range: $23K - $36K
539 salaries
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$23K

$36K

$23,262 - $36,379 Range

Red Lobster
3.6

Red Lobster

Line Cook

$28,877

 /yr
Range: $21K - $48K

$21K

$48K

$20,612 - $47,897 Range

Applebee's
3.5

Applebee's

Line Cook - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $9 - $26

$9

$26

$9 - $26 Range

Chili's Grill and Bar
3.4

Chili's Grill and Bar

Line Cook - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $9 - $107

$9

$107

$9 - $107 Range

McDonald's
3.5

McDonald's

Line Cook - Hourly

$11

 /hr
Range: $6 - $22

$6

$22

$6 - $22 Range

Olive Garden Italian Restaurants
3.7

Olive Garden Italian Restaurants

Line Cook - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $8 - $33

$8

$33

$8 - $33 Range

BOYNE
3.5

BOYNE

Line Cook

$27,666

 /yr
Range: $24K - $30K

$24K

$30K

$24,474 - $29,794 Range

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Texas Roadhouse
3.8

Texas Roadhouse

Line Cook

$24,474

 /yr
Range: $20K - $35K

$20K

$35K

$20,179 - $34,757 Range

McDonald's
3.5

McDonald's

Line Cook - Hourly

$12

 /hr
Range: $6 - $56

$6

$56

$6 - $56 Range

Darden
3.9

Darden

Line Cook

$30,608

 /yr
Range: $19K - $49K

$19K

$49K

$19,362 - $49,058 Range

LongHorn Steakhouse
3.8

LongHorn Steakhouse

Line Cook

$27,666

 /yr
Range: $18K - $44K

$18K

$44K

$17,795 - $43,765 Range

Panera Bread
3.3

Panera Bread

Line Cook - Hourly

$10

 /hr
Range: $7 - $16

$7

$16

$7 - $16 Range

Buffalo Wild Wings
3.5

Buffalo Wild Wings

Line Cook - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $9 - $18

$9

$18

$9 - $18 Range

The Cheesecake Factory
3.7

The Cheesecake Factory

Line Cook - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $10 - $28

$10

$28

$10 - $28 Range

Outback Steakhouse
3.6

Outback Steakhouse

Line Cook - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $10 - $21

$10

$21

$10 - $21 Range

IHOP
3.2

IHOP

Line Cook - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $10 - $18

$10

$18

$10 - $18 Range

O'Charley's
3.2

O'Charley's

Line Cook

$29,130

 /yr
Range: $23K - $34K

$23K

$34K

$23,323 - $33,796 Range

Buffalo Wild Wings
3.5

Buffalo Wild Wings

Line Cook - Hourly

$11

 /hr
Range: $8 - $16

$8

$16

$8 - $16 Range

Panera Bread
3.3

Panera Bread

Line Cook - Hourly

$11

 /hr
Range: $9 - $18

$9

$18

$9 - $18 Range

Applebee's
3.5

Applebee's

Line Cook - Hourly

$12

 /hr
Range: $8 - $17

$8

$17

$8 - $17 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Line Cook salaries

The national average salary for a Line Cook is $29,188 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Line Cook salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 10297 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Line Cook employees.

The highest salary for a Line Cook in United States is $37,901 per year.

The lowest salary for a Line Cook in United States is $22,478 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

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$16
hourly
A Line Cook in the Myrtle Beach, SC Area area reported making $16 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Myrtle Beach, SC Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$13
hourly
A Line Cook in the Baton Rouge, LA Area area reported making $13 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Baton Rouge, LA Area area
Part-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Franchise
$14
hourly
A Line Cook/Prep Cook in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $14 per hour
Job Highlights
Seattle, WA Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$11
hourly
A Line Cook in the Waco, TX Area area reported making $11 per hour
Additional Pay
$58k tips/gratuities
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Waco, TX Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$11
hourly
A Line Cook in the Montgomery, AL Area area reported making $11 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Montgomery, AL Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Franchise
$14
hourly
A Line Cook in the Tampa, FL Area area reported making $14 per hour
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Tampa, FL Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$16
hourly
A Line Cook in the Las Vegas, NV Area area reported making $16 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Las Vegas, NV Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$16
hourly
A Line Cook in the Scranton, PA Area area reported making $16 per hour
Job Highlights
Scranton, PA Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$11
hourly
A Line Cook in the Phoenix, AZ Area area reported making $11 per hour
Job Highlights
Phoenix, AZ Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public