Cooks are most often employed by the Restaurants & Food Services industry. The average yearly wage for Cooks was $19,976 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Cooks by wage are Embalmers & funeral attendants, Library assistants, clerical, and Library technicians.
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, Chatham County (West Central)Savannah City PUMA, GA, and Evansville City PUMA, IN. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Cooks are Milwaukee City (South Central) PUMA, WI, Weslaco & Mercedes Cities PUMA, TX, and North Miami City (Southwest) & Golden Glades (West) PUMA, FL.