How much does a Cook - Institution make in the United States? The average Cook - Institution salary in the United States is $41,103 as of June 27, 2024, but the range typically falls between $36,950 and $45,904. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

Cook - Institution Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Cook - Institution Salary $33,169 US June 27, 2024
25th Percentile Cook - Institution Salary $36,950 US June 27, 2024
50th Percentile Cook - Institution Salary $41,103 US June 27, 2024
75th Percentile Cook - Institution Salary $45,904 US June 27, 2024
90th Percentile Cook - Institution Salary $50,274 US June 27, 2024
25% $36,950 10% $33,169 90% $50,274 75% $45,904 $41,103 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
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Atria Senior Living - Lincoln, RI

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Perkins Restaurants - Casper, WY

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Arctic Circle - Emmett, ID

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Each competency has five to ten behavioral assertions that can be observed, each with a corresponding performance level (from one to five) that is required for a particular job.

1.

Commitment: An agreement or pledge to do something in the future a commitment to improve conditions at the prison especially : an engagement to assume a financial obligation at a future date.

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Foodservice: The foodservice or catering industry includes the businesses, institutions, and companies which prepare meals outside the home. It includes restaurants, school and hospital cafeterias, catering operations, and many other formats.

3.

Safety Training: Providing learning programs designed to train employees on precautionary processes and procedures to perform their duties safely and effectively.

Commitment 7.5%
Foodservice 3.99%
Safety Training 2.66%
Others 85.85%
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Job Description for Cook - Institution

Cook - Institution follows a menu to prepare and cook meats, fish, poultry, gravies, cereals, soups, vegetables and other foods for service in an institutional setting. May create and update menus, help with grocery items inventory and kitchen, equipment maintenance. Being a Cook - Institution may require a high school diploma or equivalent. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Cook - Institution works independently within established procedures associated with the specific job function. Has gained proficiency in multiple competencies relevant to the job. To be a Cook - Institution typically requires 3-5 years of related experience. (Copyright 2024 Salary.com)... View full job description

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  • Atria Senior Living - [Kitchen Staff / Grill Cook / Line Cook] As a Cook at Atria Senior Living, you'll: Be responsible for the opening and/or closing of t...
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  • Perkins Restaurants - JobID: 100-139213031 [Kitchen Staff / Line Cook / Prep Cook] As a Cook at Perkins, you'll: Prepare menu items according to company po...
    - 1 Day Ago
  • Perkins Restaurants - JobID: 100-139212904 [Kitchen Staff / Line Cook / Prep Cook] As a Cook at Perkins, you'll: Prepare menu items according to company po...
    - 1 Day Ago
  • Arctic Circle - JobID: 300-521039 [Kitchen Staff / Grill Cook / Line Cook] As a Cook at Arctic Circle, you'll: Prepare and cook a variety of dishes in a fa...
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  • Arctic Circle - JobID: 300-520640 [Kitchen Staff / Grill Cook / Line Cook] As a Cook at Arctic Circle, you'll: Prepare and cook a variety of dishes in a fa...
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Career Path for Cook - Institution

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For Cook - Institution, the first career path typically starts with a Sous Chef position, and then progresses to Kitchen Manager.

Additionally, the second career path typically progresses to Pastry Chef.

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Cook - Institution salary varies from city to city. Compared with national average salary of Cook - Institution, the highest Cook - Institution salary is in San Francisco, CA, where the Cook - Institution salary is 25.0% above. The lowest Cook - Institution salary is in Miami, FL, where the Cook - Institution salary is 3.5% lower than national average salary.

City, State Compared to national average
City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 11.3%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
-3.5%
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 4.9%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.1%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 16.8%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
-1.3%

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