Cooks, Private Household

risk level
Based on 26 votes
-1.7 %
by year 2032
or $20.47 per hour
as of 2023

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Automation risk

73% (High Risk)

High Risk (61-80%): Jobs in this category face a significant threat from automation, as many of their tasks can be easily automated using current or near-future technologies.

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  • Social Perceptiveness

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51% chance of full automation within the next two decades

Our visitors have voted they are unsure if this occupation will be automated. However, the automation risk level we have generated suggests a much higher chance of automation: 73% chance of automation.

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Very slow growth relative to other professions.

The number of 'Cooks, Private Household' job openings is expected to decline 1.7% by 2032

Total employment, and estimated job openings

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031
Updated projections are due 09-2023.


Very low paid relative to other professions

In 2023, the median annual wage for 'Cooks, Private Household' was $42,590, or $20 per hour

'Cooks, Private Household' were paid 11.4% lower than the national median wage, which stood at $48,060

Wages over time

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics


Significantly lower range of job opportunities compared to other professions

As of 2023 there were 740 people employed as 'Cooks, Private Household' within the United States.

This represents around < 0.001% of the employed workforce across the country

Put another way, around 1 in 205 thousand people are employed as 'Cooks, Private Household'.

Job description

Prepare meals in private homes. Includes personal chefs.

SOC Code: 35-2013.00


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Sonya Baillargeon (Moderate) says
I want to be able to cook privately because its a little less stressful and I can work by myself.
Nov 22, 2019 at 05:03 PM

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