How much does a Line Cook make in the United States? The average Line Cook salary in the United States is $25,674 as of July 28, 2021, but the range typically falls between $21,973 and $31,354. 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. 

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25% $21,973 10% $18,603 90% $36,524 75% $31,354 $25,674 50%(Median)
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Job Description for Line Cook

Line Cook prepare and cook dishes according to the recipe and customer special requests. Follow all presentation specifications and proper preparation methods. Being a Line Cook adhere to all sanitation and food production codes. Set up and stock stations with all necessary supplies. Additionally, Line Cook may also prepare ingredients such as sauces or garnishes. May require a high school diploma or its equivalent. Typically reports to a Sous Chef or Executive Chef. The Line Cook has gained proficiency in multiple competencies relevant to the job. Works independently within established procedures associated with the specific job function. To be a Line Cook typically requires 3-5 years of related experience, or may have 2 years experience plus an associates degree, or additional training or certification. (Copyright 2021 Salary.com)... View full job description

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Marc Bruno, COO, US Food & Facilities
Aramark provides food, facilities management, and uniform services to education, healthcare, business and industry, sports, leisure, and corrections clients in North America and internationally. It operates in three segments: Food and Support Services United States, Food and Support Services International, and Uniform ... More
Fiscal Year Ended in 2020
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City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
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City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
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City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
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