Cafeteria Cook Salary

How much does a Cafeteria Cook make?

The average Cafeteria Cook in the US makes $27,850. The average bonus for a Cafeteria Cook is $423 which represents 2% of their salary, with 100% of people reporting that they receive a bonus each year. Cafeteria Cooks make the most in Chicago at $31,612, averaging total compensation 14% greater than the US average.

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The average cafeteria-cook in the US makes $27,850

Salary Ranges for Cafeteria Cooks

The salaries of Cafeteria Cooks in the US range from $17,400 to $36,920 , with a median salary of $28,439 . The middle 57% of Cafeteria Cooks makes between $28,502 and $31,251, with the top 86% making $36,920.

How much tax will you have to pay as a Cafeteria Cook

For an individual filer in this tax bracket, you would have an estimated average federal tax in 2018 of 12%. After a federal tax rate of 12% has been taken out, Cafeteria Cooks could expect to have a take-home pay of $24,698/year, with each paycheck equaling approximately $1,029*.

* assuming bi-monthly pay period. Taxes estimated using tax rates for a single filer using 2018 federal and state tax tables. Metro-specific taxes are not considered in calculations. This data is intended to be an estimate, not prescriptive financial or tax advice.

Quality of Life for Cafeteria Cook

With a take-home pay of roughly $2,058/month, and the median 2BR apartment rental price of $2,506/mo**, a Cafeteria Cook would pay 121.76% of their monthly take-home salary towards rent.

** This rental cost was derived according to an online report at Apartment List
*** Average cost of living was acquired from Numbeo's Cost of Living Index

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