Michigan Restaurant Cooks: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Restaurant Cooks in Michigan

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Fast Facts for Restaurant Cooks in Michigan

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Bay City, Saginaw and Muskegon
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Niles, Ann Arbor and Warren
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Warren, Detroit and Grand Rapids

Salaries for Restaurant Cooks in Michigan

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Flint, Ann Arbor and Warren

Schools for Restaurant Cooks in Michigan are listed below.

Selected Cooking And Culinary Schools in Michigan

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More Michigan Cooking And Culinary Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Grand Rapids Community College Grand Rapids Associate 15,212
Henry Ford Community College Dearborn Associate 13,983
Macomb Community College Warren Associate 22,081
Mott Community College Flint Associate 10,455
Northwestern Michigan College Traverse City Associate 4,499
Oakland Community College Bloomfield Hills Associate 24,532
Schoolcraft College Livonia Associate 12,148
Washtenaw Community College Ann Arbor Associate 12,068

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Restaurant Cooks

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


Ann Arbor 1470 $25180 0.84
Battle Creek 0 $18740 0
Bay City 310 $19330 1.06
Flint 1350 $20620 1.21
Grand Rapids 5240 $20290 1.2
Wyoming 5240 $20290 1.2
Jackson 500 $18830 1.01
Detroit 14990 $22810 0.95
Warren 14990 $22810 0.95
Dearborn 14990 $22810 0.95
Saginaw 660 $19770 0.95
Lansing 1490 $21040 0.87
East Lansing 1490 $21040 0.87
Kalamazoo 1550 $19280 1.37
Portage 1550 $19280 1.37
Midland 200 $22510 0.67
Monroe 410 $20140 1.28
Muskegon 470 $21290 0.9
Niles 740 $22180 1.48
Benton Harbor 740 $22180 1.48
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