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Private Household Cooks Salary Information

The salary statistics of private household cooks are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of private household cooks within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The private household cooks annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. Private Household Cooks Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22,680
25th Percentile Wage
$27,400
50th Percentile Wage
$38,280
75th Percentile Wage
$54,180
90th Percentile Wage
$63,400

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for private household cooks. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) private household cooks is $63,400. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $38,280. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $22,680. It is noted that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 179% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$38,280
16.25% 38.69%
2016
$32,060
17.97% -
2015
$26,300
12.78% -
2014
$22,940
-1.31% -
2013
$23,240
-0.99% -
2012
$23,470
- -

Table 2. Private Household Cooks Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of private household cooks in 5 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for private household cooks occupations is the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services sector with an annual salary $44,560. The lowest paying sector is the health care and social assistance sector (annual salary $19,670).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$44,560
Finance and Insurance
$35,900
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$31,600
Accommodation and Food Services
$22,660
Health Care and Social Assistance
$19,670

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Private Household Cooks by States

From the above tables we note that not only private household cooks salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of private household cooks in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $19,410 to $41,840. The highest paying state for private household cooks is California with a median annual salary of $41,840. The lowest paying state is Texas with a median annual salary of $19,410. For more salary information of private household cooks profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
California
$41,840
New York
$25,310
Pennsylvania
$23,740
Florida
$22,300
South Carolina
$22,290
Oklahoma
$20,460
Texas
$19,410



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