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Wages for Cooks, Short Order in UNITED STATES

Location Pay Period 2018
Low Median High
United States Hourly $8.74 $11.44 $16.52
United States Yearly $18,190 $23,800 $34,370
Alaska Hourly $11.29 $15.31 $22.62
Alaska Yearly $23,490 $31,850 $47,050
Hawaii Hourly $10.56 $14.83 $18.36
Hawaii Yearly $21,960 $30,850 $38,190
Massachusetts Hourly $11.66 $14.05 $19.02
Massachusetts Yearly $24,260 $29,220 $39,570
Connecticut Hourly $10.48 $13.90 $18.63
Connecticut Yearly $21,790 $28,910 $38,750
Nevada Hourly $9.08 $13.71 $22.90
Nevada Yearly $18,880 $28,520 $47,630
Vermont Hourly $11.20 $13.39 $17.23
Vermont Yearly $23,290 $27,850 $35,840
Minnesota Hourly $10.05 $13.36 $15.53
Minnesota Yearly $20,900 $27,800 $32,290
Rhode Island Hourly $10.47 $13.20 $17.41
Rhode Island Yearly $21,780 $27,450 $36,200
Washington Hourly $11.72 $12.99 $19.05
Washington Yearly $24,380 $27,010 $39,620
California Hourly $11.00 $12.94 $18.11
California Yearly $22,870 $26,910 $37,660
District of Columbia Hourly $12.77 $12.78 $19.57
District of Columbia Yearly $26,560 $26,580 $40,710
Pennsylvania Hourly $8.99 $12.75 $17.94
Pennsylvania Yearly $18,700 $26,520 $37,320
Florida Hourly $9.01 $12.14 $17.86
Florida Yearly $18,730 $25,250 $37,150
Maine Hourly $10.01 $12.08 $17.42
Maine Yearly $20,820 $25,120 $36,240
Maryland Hourly $9.48 $12.04 $15.20
Maryland Yearly $19,710 $25,050 $31,610
Oregon Hourly $10.57 $12.04 $15.41
Oregon Yearly $21,980 $25,050 $32,060
New York Hourly $10.53 $11.86 $18.88
New York Yearly $21,910 $24,660 $39,270
Montana Hourly $9.03 $11.75 $15.72
Montana Yearly $18,790 $24,450 $32,690
Nebraska Hourly $9.73 $11.74 $14.97
Nebraska Yearly $20,240 $24,410 $31,130
New Mexico Hourly $8.50 $11.72 $15.54
New Mexico Yearly $17,680 $24,390 $32,320
Arizona Hourly $10.61 $11.69 $16.50
Arizona Yearly $22,070 $24,310 $34,330
Colorado Hourly $10.21 $11.64 $17.30
Colorado Yearly $21,240 $24,210 $35,980
North Dakota Hourly $8.98 $11.57 $15.24
North Dakota Yearly $18,670 $24,070 $31,700
Illinois Hourly $9.35 $11.45 $15.22
Illinois Yearly $19,440 $23,810 $31,670
Virginia Hourly $9.26 $11.44 $14.73
Virginia Yearly $19,260 $23,800 $30,630
Georgia Hourly $8.32 $11.32 $14.72
Georgia Yearly $17,310 $23,550 $30,620
Utah Hourly $8.97 $11.31 $16.41
Utah Yearly $18,660 $23,520 $34,140
Wisconsin Hourly $8.29 $11.31 $15.32
Wisconsin Yearly $17,240 $23,510 $31,860
New Hampshire Hourly $8.81 $11.30 $14.96
New Hampshire Yearly $18,330 $23,490 $31,120
South Dakota Hourly $9.11 $11.24 $14.76
South Dakota Yearly $18,950 $23,380 $30,710
New Jersey Hourly $8.95 $10.89 $17.70
New Jersey Yearly $18,620 $22,650 $36,810
Virgin Islands Hourly $9.71 $10.86 $13.52
Virgin Islands Yearly $20,190 $22,590 $28,120
Kansas Hourly $8.31 $10.78 $15.12
Kansas Yearly $17,280 $22,410 $31,440
Guam Hourly $9.40 $10.69 $12.09
Guam Yearly $19,540 $22,240 $25,140
Arkansas Hourly $8.92 $10.63 $17.54
Arkansas Yearly $18,560 $22,120 $36,480
Wyoming Hourly $8.20 $10.50 $13.35
Wyoming Yearly $17,050 $21,840 $27,770
Michigan Hourly $9.38 $10.48 $15.30
Michigan Yearly $19,510 $21,800 $31,830
Tennessee Hourly $8.26 $10.47 $13.86
Tennessee Yearly $17,190 $21,770 $28,820
Alabama Hourly $8.20 $10.32 $13.62
Alabama Yearly $17,050 $21,470 $28,330
South Carolina Hourly $8.21 $10.19 $14.26
South Carolina Yearly $17,080 $21,190 $29,650
Delaware Hourly $8.94 $10.18 $13.56
Delaware Yearly $18,590 $21,170 $28,200
Texas Hourly $7.97 $10.12 $16.11
Texas Yearly $16,590 $21,050 $33,510
Ohio Hourly $8.85 $10.11 $14.34
Ohio Yearly $18,410 $21,020 $29,820
Louisiana Hourly $8.11 $10.05 $12.61
Louisiana Yearly $16,880 $20,900 $26,220
Iowa Hourly $8.23 $10.01 $13.94
Iowa Yearly $17,130 $20,830 $29,000
Kentucky Hourly $8.15 $9.68 $12.11
Kentucky Yearly $16,960 $20,120 $25,190
Indiana Hourly $8.05 $9.59 $13.69
Indiana Yearly $16,730 $19,960 $28,470
Missouri Hourly $8.33 $9.52 $15.27
Missouri Yearly $17,320 $19,810 $31,770
North Carolina Hourly $7.98 $9.50 $14.67
North Carolina Yearly $16,600 $19,760 $30,520
Mississippi Hourly $8.01 $9.46 $14.51
Mississippi Yearly $16,660 $19,670 $30,180
West Virginia Hourly $9.04 $9.42 $11.58
West Virginia Yearly $18,810 $19,590 $24,080
Oklahoma Hourly $7.88 $9.32 $12.29
Oklahoma Yearly $16,380 $19,380 $25,570
Idaho Hourly $7.84 $9.29 $13.79
Idaho Yearly $16,300 $19,320 $28,670
Puerto Rico Hourly $7.83 $8.70 $9.59
Puerto Rico Yearly $16,290 $18,100 $19,940
American Samoa Hourly N/A N/A N/A
American Samoa Yearly N/A N/A N/A
Northern Mariana Islands Hourly N/A N/A N/A
Northern Mariana Islands Yearly N/A N/A N/A


Occupation Description
Cooks, Short Order

Prepare and cook to order a variety of foods that require only a short preparation time. May take orders from customers and serve patrons at counters or tables. Excludes "Fast Food Cooks".

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