How Much do Cooks Make in Ohio?

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

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, cooks in Ohio earn an average of $26,100 a year, equivalent to $12.55 an hour.

This is 9% less than cooks nationwide and 47% less than the typical Ohio worker.

  • Latest wage data is for May 2019
  • Pre-tax earnings; Wages only - does not include benefits
Ohio Cook Wages by Percentile
Percentile Hourly Annually
90th $16.75 $34,840
75th $14.42 $30,000
50th $12.04 $25,050
25th $10.08 $20,960
10th $9.16 $19,050
Ohio Cooks Wages by Metro Area
  • Data is for the entire metro area, not just the city
Metro Area Hourly Annually
Akron $12.79 $26,600
Canton $12.46 $25,920
Cincinnati $12.43 $25,850
Cleveland $13.15 $27,340
Columbus $13.54 $28,160
Dayton $12.16 $25,300
Lima $11.61 $24,140
Mansfield $12.03 $25,020
Springfield $11.91 $24,780
Steubenville $11.95 $24,860
Toledo $11.63 $24,190
Youngstown $11.26 $23,430
Ohio Cook Wages by Year
Year Hourly Annually
2019 $12.55 $26,100
2018 $12.29 $25,560
2017 $11.82 $24,580
2016 $11.44 $23,800
2015 $10.94 $22,750
2014 $10.68 $22,220
2013 $10.35 $21,520
2012 $10.12 $21,060
2011 $10.03 $20,870