How Much do Cooks Make in Montana?

Do cooks in Montana make a lot of money? What is the average pay for Montana cooks?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, cooks in Montana earn an average of $27,320 a year, equivalent to $13.14 an hour.

This is 5% less than cooks nationwide and 40% less than the typical Montana worker.

  • Latest wage data is for May 2019
  • Pre-tax earnings; Wages only - does not include benefits
Montana Cook Wages by Percentile
Percentile Hourly Annually
90th $18.12 $37,690
75th $14.78 $30,750
50th $12.60 $26,220
25th $10.65 $22,150
10th $9.54 $19,840
Montana Cooks Wages by Metro Area
  • Data is for the entire metro area, not just the city
Metro Area Hourly Annually
Billings $13.68 $28,450
Great Falls $12.13 $25,240
Missoula $12.76 $26,530
Montana Cook Wages by Year
Year Hourly Annually
2019 $13.14 $27,320
2018 $12.13 $25,230
2017 $11.73 $24,400
2016 $11.67 $24,280
2015 $11.02 $22,920
2014 $10.58 $22,010
2013 $10.06 $20,920
2012 $10.04 $20,890
2011 $10.04 $20,890