Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Line Cook make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

Industry

$35,143 / yrTotal Pay
$33,219 / yrBase Pay
$1,924 / yrAdditional Pay

$35,143

 / yr
$28K$45K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Line Cook is $35,143 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $33,219 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $1,924 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Total Pay Trajectory

For Line Cook

$35,143 /yr
Line Cook
$38,397 /yr
Senior Line Cook
$37,935 /yr
Lead Line Cook
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Related Job Titles

For Line Cook

Some related job titles are Lead Line Cook Salaries with median pay of $37,935, Prep Cook Salaries with median pay of $34,137, Breakfast Line Cook Salaries with median pay of $35,192, Grill Cook Salaries with median pay of $34,674.

Top Paying Companies

For a Line Cook in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for a Line Cook in United States. Employers include Vi, SRP and US Navy.

1
Vi
$42,531/yr
2
SRP
$42,167/yr
6
$39,981/yr

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Line CookSee 1,250 salaries from this location

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$35,735

 / yr

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$34,726

 / yr

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What is the pay outlook for Retail & Food Services?

Job openings are high in retail and food services as more Americans spend money at stores and restaurants. While retail and food services wages are lower than the national average, wage growth is higher. Jobs in retail and food services generally require little formal education or training, making these jobs accessible to most job seekers.

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Line Cook

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$16

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

7-9 years
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Line Cook

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$10

/hr

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1-3 years
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Line Cook

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$25,000

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Line Cook

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$50,000

/yr

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Line Cook

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$15

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1-3 years
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Line Cook

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$17

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
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Line Cook

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$20

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday

Line Cook pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Line Cook is $33,219 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Line Cook salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 24245 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Line Cook employees.

The highest salary for a Line Cook in United States is $41,023 per year.

The lowest salary for a Line Cook in United States is $26,900 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a Line Cook or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a Line Cook.