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Fast Food Cook in the United States

How much does a Fast Food Cook earn in the United States? The average Fast Food Cook salary in the United States is $20,709 as of February 28, 2019, but the range typically falls between $18,549 and $23,322. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Prepares food for service in a fast-food or short-order setting following pre-set guidelines. Measures, mixes, and seasons menu items according to the facility's standards. May require a high school d

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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total compensation for the job of Fast Food Cook in the United States. The base salary for Fast Food Cook ranges from $18,549 to $23,322 with the average base salary of $20,709. The total compensation, which includes bonus, health and retirement, can vary anywhere from $18,904 to $23,815 with the average total compensation of $21,172.
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  1. This Job:

    Fast Food Cook

    0 - 1 years experience
    High School Diploma or Tech Certificate

  2. Up a level:

    Cook - Institution

    3 - 5 years experience
    High School Diploma or Tech Certificate

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