Tennessee Restaurant Cooks: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Restaurant Cooks in Tennessee

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Fast Facts for Restaurant Cooks in Tennessee

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Clarksville, Knoxville and Johnson City
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Chattanooga, Morristown and Kingsport
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Memphis, Knoxville and Chattanooga

Salaries for Restaurant Cooks in Tennessee

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Memphis, Knoxville and Kingsport

Schools for Restaurant Cooks in Tennessee are listed below.

Selected Cooking And Culinary Schools in Tennessee

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More Tennessee Cooking And Culinary Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Nashville State Technical Community College Nashville Associate 7,077
Walters State Community College Morristown Associate 5,825

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Restaurant Cooks

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


Jackson 610 $23480 1.17
Johnson City 730 $22280 1.15
Cleveland 250 $22710 0.68
Knoxville 2620 $21700 0.84
Morristown 190 $18700 0.55
Nashville 7170 $22490 0.97
Davidson 7170 $22490 0.97
Murfreesboro 7170 $22490 0.97
Franklin 7170 $22490 0.97
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