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Restaurant Cooks Salary Information in Tallahassee, Florida

The annual and hourly salary statistics of restaurant cooks in Tallahassee, Florida are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of restaurant cooks in Tallahassee is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Restaurant Cooks in Tallahassee, Florida

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18,540
25th Percentile Wage
$20,480
50th Percentile Wage
$23,460
75th Percentile Wage
$27,620
90th Percentile Wage
$31,860

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for restaurant cooks in Tallahassee, Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $31,860. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $23,460. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $18,540.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of restaurant cooks from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$23,460
1.19% 4.69%
2016
$23,180
0.82% -
2015
$22,990
4.48% -
2014
$21,960
0.77% -
2013
$21,790
-2.62% -
2012
$22,360
- -

Table 3. Compare Restaurant Cooks Salary in Tallahassee with Other Florida Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $23,460 in Tallahassee is in the middle of salary range for restaurant cooks in state of Florida. In comparison, the annual salary of restaurant cooks in Tallahassee is 23.8 percent (23.8%) lower than that in the highest paying South Florida nonmetropolitan area and 17.2 percent (17.2%) higher than that in the lowest paying Palm Coast.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
South Florida nonmetropolitan area
$30,780
Naples-Marco Island
$29,920
Sebastian-Vero Beach
$29,150
West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach
$28,650
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach
$27,700
Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall
$27,410
Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach
$27,100
Cape Coral-Fort Myers
$27,020
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford
$26,420
Punta Gorda
$25,820
North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota
$25,780
Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area
$25,740
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent
$25,650
Port St Lucie
$25,480
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach
$25,080
Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin
$25,070
Jacksonville
$24,180
Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater
$24,170
Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach
$23,930
Ocala
$23,780
Lakeland-Winter Haven
$23,770
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville
$23,700
Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area
$23,630
Tallahassee
$23,460
Gainesville
$23,420
Palm Coast
$19,430



See also: Top paying jobs in Tallahassee, Florida.