How Much do Cooks Make in South Dakota?

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

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, cooks in South Dakota earn an average of $27,720 a year, equivalent to $13.33 an hour.

This is 3% less than cooks nationwide and 35% less than the typical South Dakota worker.

  • Latest wage data is for May 2019
  • Pre-tax earnings; Wages only - does not include benefits
South Dakota Cook Wages by Percentile
Percentile Hourly Annually
90th $16.09 $33,460
75th $14.73 $30,640
50th $13.14 $27,330
25th $11.54 $24,010
10th $10.53 $21,900
South Dakota Cooks Wages by Metro Area
  • Data is for the entire metro area, not just the city
Metro Area Hourly Annually
Rapid City $13.52 $28,110
Sioux Falls $12.85 $26,730
South Dakota Cook Wages by Year
Year Hourly Annually
2019 $13.33 $27,720
2018 $12.80 $26,630
2017 $12.48 $25,970
2016 $11.49 $23,910
2015 $11.13 $23,150
2014 $10.75 $22,350
2013 $10.93 $22,730
2012 $10.88 $22,640
2011 $11.00 $22,880