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How much do cooks in Manchester get paid?

Cooks in Manchester earn

£8.24–11.72 per hour

Based on 18 employee reviews

Cook salaries can range between £8.24–11.72 per hour in the Manchester area. This data is based on survey results from 18 employees who live in an around Manchester.

What do top employers pay cooks?

Recent cook vacancies in Manchester

  1. Cook/Chef at Ideal Care Homes posted yesterday
  2. Care Home - Chef/Cook at HC One posted 6 days ago
  3. Care Home - Chef/Cook at HC One posted 8 days ago
  4. Care Home - Cook/Chef at Ideal Care Homes posted yesterday
  5. Cook at Sodexo posted 1 month ago
  6. Cook at Sodexo posted 1 month ago
See all cook vacancies in the Manchester area

What contracts are people on?

7% report having zero hours contracts
7% report having low hours contracts (less than 16 hours)
71% report having part time contracts (16-35 hours)
14% report having full time contracts (more than 35 hours)

Based on 14 employees

How are people paid?

83%
by the hour
17%
an annual salary

Based on 18 employees

What do cooks employees do?

Cooks have the job of preparing and cooking food for customers.

Cooks tend to work in kitchens that can be found in:

  • Nurseries
  • Schools
  • Colleges
  • Prisons
  • Hospitals
  • Cafes
  • Care homes
  • Canteens
  • Fast food restaurants

This type of job may involve:

  • Following menu plans and recipes
  • Cleaning and prepping ingredients for cooking
  • Using kitchen equipment
  • Preparing and plating up food
  • Maintaining hygiene and health and safety laws
  • Cleaning the kitchen
  • Working as part of a kitchen team

You may have to work early mornings, late nights, on weekends and bank holidays.

If you want to apply for a cook job, you might need the following:

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