Cooks are most often employed by the Restaurants & Food Services industry. The average yearly wage for Cooks was $19,573 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Cooks by wage are Crossing guards, Library assistants, clerical, and Food servers, nonrestaurant.
Cooks are part of the Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations, along with Chefs & head cooks, Firstline supervisors of food preparation & serving workers, Cooks, Food preparation workers, Bartenders, and 7 more.
The top 3 locations that employ the most Cooks are Paradise (Northwest) & Winchester PUMA, NV, Westpark Tollway, Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX, and Las Vegas City (South Central) PUMA, NV. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Cooks are Westpark Tollway, Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX, Paradise (Northwest) & Winchester PUMA, NV, and LA City (Central/Koreatown) PUMA, CA.