Cooks, Restaurant

Cooks prepare, season, and cook a wide range of foods, which may include soups, salads, entrees, and desserts.

$25,180

Median US Salary

None

Minimum education requirement

Outlook for Cooks, Restaurant

Currently employed

1,276,510

In the U.S. Total

Job Growth

6%

2016 - 2026 growth rate

Jobs added

50,000 or more

Estimated over the next 10 years

Median Salary by State for Cooks, Restaurant

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10 Highest Paying States

(Median salary)

Hawaii $31,930

Washington $29,600

New Jersey $29,600

Nevada $29,530

Vermont $29,400

District of Columbia $29,340

Massachusetts $29,150

Connecticut $28,330

California $28,320

Alaska $28,130

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Maxxing your 401k as Cooks, Restaurant

All numbers based on median salary

% to Max 401k

75.5%

Per paycheck

$731.19

Bi-Weekly Pay Period

Gross Income $968.46
Pre Tax Retirement $731.19
Before Taxes $237.27
Taxes $71.18
Take Home $166.09

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