Colorado Restaurant Cooks: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Restaurant Cooks in Colorado

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Fast Facts for Restaurant Cooks in Colorado

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Fort Collins, Pueblo and Greeley
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Denver, Colorado Springs and Grand Junction
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Denver, Colorado Springs and Boulder

Salaries for Restaurant Cooks in Colorado

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Grand Junction, Boulder and Fort Collins

Schools for Restaurant Cooks in Colorado are listed below.

Selected Cooking And Culinary Schools in Colorado

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More Colorado Cooking And Culinary Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Colorado Mountain College Glenwood Springs Associate 5,206
Johnson & Wales University-Denver Denver Bachelor 1,466
Mesa State College Grand Junction Masters 6,199
Pikes Peak Community College Colorado Springs Associate 11,407

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Restaurant Cooks

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


Fort Collins 2220 $22700 1.83
Grand Junction 660 $21900 1.34
Greeley 690 $22420 0.83
Boulder 1990 $24100 1.39
Colorado Springs 2940 $24560 1.35
Denver 14870 $23190 1.3
Aurora 14870 $23190 1.3
Lakewood 14870 $23190 1.3
Pueblo 520 $19910 1.08
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