The average annual and hourly salaries for institution and cafeteria cooks in the state of Florida are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of institution and cafeteria cooks amongst Florida areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$19,310|
|25th Percentile Wage||$21,940|
|50th Percentile Wage||$26,050|
|75th Percentile Wage||$30,550|
|90th Percentile Wage||$36,530|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for institution and cafeteria cooks in Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $36,530. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $26,050. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19,310.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of institution and cafeteria cooks from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
Table 3 shows the median annual salary of institution and cafeteria cooks in some Florida cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of institution and cafeteria cooks in state of Florida ranges from $22,080 to $31,880. The highest paying area for institution and cafeteria cooks in Florida is Naples-Marco Island with a median annual salary of $31,880. The second highest paying city/area in Florida State is Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach (mean annual salary $29,530). The lowest paying area is Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $22,080.
|Cities/Areas||Median Annual Salary|
|Naples-Marco Island|| |
|Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach|| |
|Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach|| |
|North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota|| |
|West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach|| |
|Cape Coral-Fort Myers|| |
|Sebastian-Vero Beach|| |
|Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall|| |
|Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin|| |
|Port St Lucie|| |
|Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater|| |
|Punta Gorda|| |
|Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent|| |
|Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville|| |
|Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach|| |
|Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach|| |
|Lakeland-Winter Haven|| |
|South Florida nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Palm Coast|| |
|Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area|| |