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Cooks, Fast Food (35-2011)

Prepare and cook food in a fast food restaurant with a limited menu. Duties of these cooks are limited to preparation of a few basic items and normally involve operating large-volume single-purpose cooking equipment.
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 242 271 11.98 14 23 40
United States 491300 453200 0.0 25100 41700 63000
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is moderate with moderate employment opportunities.
2020 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 11.68 8.46 9.45 11.72 13.44 15.11
Alaska 13.32 10.94 11.34 12.01 12.67 15.47
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 15.15 10.97 11.46 12.25 14.22 18.20
Fairbanks North Star Borough 12.02 10.91 11.25 11.82 12.41 12.86

* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.