Illinois Institution and Cafeteria Cooks: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Institution And Cafeteria Cooks in Illinois

Fast Facts for Cafeteria Cooks in Illinois

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Kankakee, Bloomington and Champaign
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Chicago, Rockford and Danville
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Chicago, Peoria and Champaign

Salaries for Cafeteria Cooks in Illinois

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Chicago, Danville and Champaign

Schools for Cafeteria Cooks in Illinois are listed below.

Selected Cafeteria Cooks Schools in Illinois

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More Illinois Cafeteria Cooks Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
City Colleges of Chicago-Kennedy-King College Chicago Associate 6,140
College of DuPage Glen Ellyn Associate 25,768
College of Lake County Grayslake Associate 16,010
Danville Area Community College Danville Associate 2,832
Elgin Community College Elgin Associate 9,613
Harper College Palatine Associate 15,156
Illinois Central College East Peoria Associate 11,804
John Wood Community College Quincy Associate 2,417
Joliet Junior College Joliet Associate 13,149
Kaskaskia College Centralia Associate 5,041
Rend Lake College Ina Associate 4,821
Saint Augustine College Chicago Chicago Bachelor 1,289
Southwestern Illinois College Belleville Associate 13,713
Spoon River College Canton Associate 2,139
The Illinois Institute of Art-Chicago Chicago Bachelor 2,867
Triton College River Grove Associate 15,658

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Cafeteria Cooks

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Illinois. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Cafeteria Cooks

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Cafeteria Cooks relative to the population of the city, as of 2008. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

A Relative Popularity of 1.0 means that the city has an average number of the particular job, for its population, compared to the rest of the US. Higher numbers mean proportionally more jobs of that type.

Metro Area Jobs Salary


Bloomington 290 $23290 1.02
Carbondale 300 $21290 1.94
Marion 300 $21290 1.94
Champaign 320 $24530 1.1
Urbana 320 $24530 1.1
Danville 180 $19120 2.17
Decatur 380 $21980 2.67
Peoria 480 $22100 0.92
Rockford 310 $20550 0.73
Kankakee 180 $24020 1.48
Springfield 230 $25070 0.75
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