Alabama Restaurant Cooks: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Restaurant Cooks in Alabama

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Fast Facts for Restaurant Cooks in Alabama

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Auburn, Gadsden and Dothan
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Decatur, Mobile and Huntsville
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Birmingham, Montgomery and Huntsville

Salaries for Restaurant Cooks in Alabama

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Tuscaloosa, Mobile and Gadsden

Schools for Restaurant Cooks in Alabama are listed below.

Selected Cooking And Culinary Schools in Alabama

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More Alabama Cooking And Culinary Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
H Councill Trenholm State Technical College Montgomery Associate 1,340
Shelton State Community College Tuscaloosa Associate 5,323
Virginia College-Birmingham Birmingham Masters 3,826

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Restaurant Cooks

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

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Restaurant Cooks

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Restaurant 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


Anniston 420 $18740 1.19
Oxford 420 $18740 1.19
Jacksonville 420 $18740 1.19
Auburn 540 $18750 1.22
Opelika 540 $18750 1.22
Florence 460 $19680 1.08
Muscle Shoals 460 $19680 1.08
Huntsville 1260 $20710 0.71
Daphne 1420 $24830 2.56
Fairhope 1420 $24830 2.56
Foley 1420 $24830 2.56
Decatur 550 $18100 1.25
Dothan 710 $17800 1.53
Birmingham 4680 $20180 1.12
Hoover 4680 $20180 1.12
Mobile 920 $20590 0.65
Montgomery 1150 $20550 0.85
Tuscaloosa 890 $19040 1.07
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