Line Cook salary in California

Average salary
Based on 1,628 income tax records
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How much do Line Cooks make?
The average total salary for a Line Cook is $26,000 per year. This is based on data from 1,628 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Line Cook and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Line Cook salary can vary between $16,500 to $49,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Line Cook salary by location

Line Cook salary by company

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Compass Group, California
34 income tax records
$20K – $57K
Flagship Facility, California
17 income tax records
$43K – $51K
Brinker International, California
10 income tax records
$23K – $33K
Rubio's Restaurants, California
16 income tax records
$16K – $33K
BJ's Restaurants, California
40 income tax records
$17K – $36K
Red Robin International, California
26 income tax records
$16K – $32K
GMRI, California
15 income tax records
$15K – $38K
Buffalo Wild Wings, California
16 income tax records
$16K – $30K
Panera, California
12 income tax records
$16K – $28K

Line Cook demographics in California

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91% are single
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9% are married
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14% have kids
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11% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Line Cooks in California

1,628 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a line cook in California is $26,000 per year. Line cook salaries in California can vary between $16,500 to $49,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 1,628 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as line cook.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for line cooks in California: Compass Group ($50,500 a year), Flagship Facility ($49,500 a year), and Brinker International ($27,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for line cooks in California: Napa, CA ($36,500 a year), San Jose, CA ($34,000 a year), and Chula Vista, CA ($29,500 a year).
Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.