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How much does a Cook/chef make in USA?

$36,985
/ Annual
Based on 9367 salaries
The average cook/chef salary in the USA is $36,985 per year or $17.78 per hour. Entry level positions start at $31,850 per year while most experienced workers make up to $45,975 per year.
Median
$36,985
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Low
$31,850
High
$45,975

Cook/chef: salaries per region

Maine
$42,900
Based on 67 salaries
Massachusetts
$41,925
Based on 303 salaries
New York
$41,925
Based on 550 salaries
Wyoming
$41,600
Based on 11 salaries
New Hampshire
$41,600
Based on 98 salaries
Connecticut
$41,600
Based on 227 salaries
Vermont
$40,950
Based on 32 salaries
Washington
$40,950
Based on 368 salaries
California
$40,950
Based on 1031 salaries
Nevada
$39,488
Based on 38 salaries
Indiana
$39,000
Based on 168 salaries
Illinois
$39,000
Based on 208 salaries
Florida
$39,000
Based on 1239 salaries
Colorado
$38,500
Based on 463 salaries
South Dakota
$38,480
Based on 32 salaries
Rhode Island
$38,258
Based on 24 salaries
Wisconsin
$37,440
Based on 423 salaries
Alaska
$37,050
Based on 22 salaries
Delaware
$37,050
Based on 28 salaries
Kentucky
$37,050
Based on 35 salaries
Hawaii
$37,050
Based on 78 salaries
New Jersey
$37,050
Based on 254 salaries
Minnesota
$36,875
Based on 755 salaries
Arizona
$36,075
Based on 199 salaries
Oregon
$35,588
Based on 192 salaries
Idaho
$35,360
Based on 55 salaries
South Carolina
$35,360
Based on 117 salaries
Utah
$35,360
Based on 222 salaries
Georgia
$35,360
Based on 277 salaries
Iowa
$35,100
Based on 48 salaries
North Carolina
$35,100
Based on 284 salaries
Pennsylvania
$34,653
Based on 488 salaries
Missouri
$34,320
Based on 194 salaries
Michigan
$34,320
Based on 264 salaries
Texas
$34,320
Based on 604 salaries
Montana
$34,216
Based on 42 salaries
Maryland
$34,125
Based on 98 salaries
New Mexico
$33,943
Based on 20 salaries
Kansas
$33,280
Based on 97 salaries
Louisiana
$33,150
Based on 53 salaries
Virginia
$33,150
Based on 171 salaries
Ohio
$32,663
Based on 194 salaries
Nebraska
$32,195
Based on 103 salaries
Tennessee
$31,200
Based on 192 salaries
Oklahoma
$29,250
Based on 52 salaries
Alabama
$29,250
Based on 61 salaries
Arkansas
$27,300
Based on 13 salaries
Mississippi
$25,350
Based on 14 salaries

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