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Fast Facts for Restaurant Cooks in Indiana

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Bloomington, Kokomo and Muncie
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Elkhart, Gary and Terre Haute
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Indianapolis, Fort Wayne and Gary

Salaries for Restaurant Cooks in Indiana

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Indianapolis, South Bend and Columbus

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More Indiana Cooking And Culinary Schools

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

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Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Restaurant Cooks

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Indiana. 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. 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® 22.1 Database, O*NET OnLine, National Center for O*NET Development, Employment & Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, onetonline.org

Metro Area
Annual Median Salary
Kokomo390 $21,330
Lafayette-West Lafayette840 $25,430
Michigan City-La Porte440 $24,400
Muncie510 $20,180
Terre Haute450 $20,810
Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson8380 $24,760
Columbus360 $23,760
Elkhart-Goshen590 $22,580
Fort Wayne2160 $22,470
Bloomington810 $22,660

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