Washington Restaurant Cooks: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Restaurant Cooks in Washington

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Fast Facts for Restaurant Cooks in Washington

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Mount Vernon, Bellingham and Wenatchee
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Kennewick, Yakima and Spokane
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Seattle, Tacoma and Spokane

Salaries for Restaurant Cooks in Washington

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Seattle, Olympia and Tacoma

Schools for Restaurant Cooks in Washington are listed below.

Selected Cooking And Culinary Schools in Washington

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More Washington Cooking And Culinary Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Bates Technical College Tacoma Associate 5,463
Bellingham Technical College Bellingham Associate 2,896
Clark College Vancouver Associate 9,705
Clover Park Technical College Lakewood Associate 9,829
Edmonds Community College Lynnwood Associate 8,435
Lake Washington Technical College Kirkland Associate 3,996
Olympic College Bremerton Bachelor 6,623
Renton Technical College Renton Associate 4,915
Seattle Community College-Central Campus Seattle Associate 6,810
Seattle Community College-South Campus Seattle Bachelor 6,664
Skagit Valley College Mount Vernon Associate 5,727
South Puget Sound Community College Olympia Associate 4,947
Spokane Community College Spokane Associate 6,961
Walla Walla Community College Walla Walla Associate 4,600

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Restaurant Cooks

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


Bremerton 1100 $27800 1.6
Silverdale 1100 $27800 1.6
Bellingham 570 $26810 0.84
Longview 220 $22640 0.74
Mount Vernon 410 $25880 1.08
Anacortes 410 $25880 1.08
Kennewick 660 $25140 0.76
Richland 660 $25140 0.76
Olympia 940 $24650 1.12
Tumwater 940 $24650 1.12
Seattle 14640 $27670 0.97
Tacoma 14640 $27670 0.97
Bellevue 14640 $27670 0.97
Spokane 1410 $25400 0.77
Spokane Valley 1410 $25400 0.77
Walla Walla 150 $27520 0.74
Wenatchee 560 $24350 1.59
Yakima 570 $23170 0.8
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