Iowa Institution and Cafeteria Cooks: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Institution And Cafeteria Cooks in Iowa

Fast Facts for Cafeteria Cooks in Iowa

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Ames, Sioux City and Waterloo
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Des Moines, Davenport and Cedar Rapids
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Des Moines, Davenport and Cedar Rapids

Salaries for Cafeteria Cooks in Iowa

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Iowa City, Ames and Des Moines

Schools for Cafeteria Cooks in Iowa are listed below.

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More Iowa Cafeteria Cooks Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Des Moines Area Community College Ankeny Associate 18,320
Eastern Iowa Community College District Davenport Associate 7,329
Indian Hills Community College Ottumwa Associate 4,174
Kirkwood Community College Cedar Rapids Associate 15,091

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Cafeteria Cooks

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Iowa. 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


Ames 200 $28640 1.54
Iowa City 350 $27220 1.35
Cedar Rapids 570 $25410 1.37
Des Moines 1130 $24850 1.12
West Des Moines 1130 $24850 1.12
Dubuque 320 $23760 1.9
Waterloo 510 $23760 1.95
Cedar Falls 510 $23760 1.95
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