Cooks, Short Order

2.8/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
91%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
9.6%
by 2030
WAGES
$26,570
or $12.77 hourly
VOLUME
123,350
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 91% (You are doomed)

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Cooks, Short Order' job openings is expected to rise 9.6% by 2030
'Cooks, Short Order' is expected to be a fast growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

What are the median wages for 'Cooks, Short Order' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Cooks, Short Order' was $26,570, or $12.77 hourly
'Cooks, Short Order' are paid 36.7% lower than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed in this occupation?

As of 2020 there were 123,350 people employed as Cooks, Short Order.
This represents around 0.09% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

Prepare and cook to order a variety of foods that require only a short preparation time. May take orders from customers and serve patrons at counters or tables.

SOC Code: 35-2015.00

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