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Hospitality & Tourism

Cooks, Restaurant

Prepare, season, and cook dishes such as soups, meats, vegetables, or desserts in restaurants.

Salary Breakdown

Cooks, Restaurant

Average

$26,040

ANNUAL

$12.52

HOURLY

Entry Level

$18,090

ANNUAL

$8.70

HOURLY

Mid Level

$26,570

ANNUAL

$12.78

HOURLY

Expert Level

$35,050

ANNUAL

$16.85

HOURLY


Projected Jobs

Cooks, Restaurant

33,630

Projected job openings through 2028


Sample Career Roadmap

Cooks, Restaurant


Top Expected Tasks

Cooks, Restaurant


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Cooks, Restaurant

Common knowledge, skills & abilities needed to get a foot in the door.

KNOWLEDGE

Food Production

KNOWLEDGE

Production and Processing

KNOWLEDGE

English Language

KNOWLEDGE

Customer and Personal Service

KNOWLEDGE

Public Safety and Security

SKILL

Monitoring

SKILL

Coordination

SKILL

Active Listening

SKILL

Speaking

SKILL

Critical Thinking

ABILITY

Problem Sensitivity

ABILITY

Speech Recognition

ABILITY

Speech Clarity

ABILITY

Information Ordering

ABILITY

Arm-Hand Steadiness


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