How much does a Line Cook make in the United States? The average Line Cook salary in the United States is $35,972 as of June 27, 2024, but the range typically falls between $32,847 and $40,506. 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. 

Line Cook Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Line Cook Salary $30,003 US June 27, 2024
25th Percentile Line Cook Salary $32,847 US June 27, 2024
50th Percentile Line Cook Salary $35,972 US June 27, 2024
75th Percentile Line Cook Salary $40,506 US June 27, 2024
90th Percentile Line Cook Salary $44,634 US June 27, 2024
25% $32,847 10% $30,003 90% $44,634 75% $40,506 $35,972 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
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Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurants - Richmond, VA

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Job Description for Line Cook

Line Cook prepares menu dishes following established recipes and using designated ingredients that meet production and quality standards as part of a cooking line. Follows all portion and presentation specifications and proper preparation methods. Being a Line Cook sets up and stocks workstation with all necessary supplies. Coordinates with other line cooks to ensure meals are delivered consistently and on time. Additionally, Line Cook is responsible for operating and maintaining a single workstation. May prepare sauces or garnishes. Follows all applicable guidelines and regulations for food handling and safety. Typically requires a high school diploma. Typically reports to a sous chef or executive chef. The Line Cook works under the close direction of senior personnel in the functional area. Possesses a moderate understanding of general aspects of the job. May require 0-1 year of general work experience. (Copyright 2024 Salary.com)... View full job description

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  • Ruth's Chris Steak House - 2001 K St Nw [Kitchen Staff / Grill Cook / Prep Cook] As a Line Cook at Ruth's Chris Steak House, you'll: Passionately prepare, ...
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  • Tommy Bahama - Waikiki Restaurant [Kitchen Staff / Grill Cook / Prep Cook] As a Line Cook at Tommy Bahama, you'll: Deliver an exceptional Guest experience ...
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  • Ruth's Chris Steak House - 3750 Wailea Alanui Dr [Kitchen Staff / Grill Cook / Prep Cook] As a Line Cook at Ruth's Chris Steak House, you'll: Passionately ...
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  • Outback Steakhouse - 2411 S Carolyn Ave [Kitchen Staff / Prep Cook] As a Line Cook at Outback Steakhouse, you will: Passionately prepare, portion, and cook...
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  • Outback Steakhouse - 503 Merrimac Ave [Kitchen Staff / Prep Cook] As a Line Cook at Outback Steakhouse, you will: Passionately prepare, portion, and cook f...
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Career Path for Line Cook

A career path is a sequence of jobs that leads to your short- and long-term career goals. Some follow a linear career path within one field, while others change fields periodically to achieve career or personal goals.

For Line Cook, the first career path typically starts with a Cook II position, and then Sous Chef.

The second career path typically progresses to Cook - Institution.

The third career path typically progresses to Senior Line Cook.

Additionally, the fourth career path typically progresses to Senior Prep Cook.

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