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Fast Facts for Cafeteria Cooks in Iowa

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Ames, Sioux City and Waterloo
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Des Moines, Davenport and Cedar Rapids
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Des Moines, Davenport and Cedar Rapids

Salaries for Cafeteria Cooks in Iowa

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Iowa City, Ames and Des Moines

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More Iowa Cafeteria Cooks Schools

Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Ankeny
Associates
22,446
Cedar Rapids
Associates
14,233
Davenport
Associates
7,872
Council Bluffs
Associates
6,081
Sioux City
Associates
5,660
Ottumwa
Associates
4,366

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Cafeteria Cooks

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

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Cafeteria Cooks

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Cafeteria Cooks relative to the population of the city. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

2017 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2016-26 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; O*NET® 23.1 Database, O*NET OnLine, National Center for O*NET Development, Employment & Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, onetonline.org

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Ames200 $30,260
Iowa City450 $29,630
Cedar Rapids560 $27,310
Des Moines-West Des Moines920 $27,920
Dubuque360 $26,080
Waterloo-Cedar Falls390 $27,540

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