Kitchen Assistant, Restaurant Salary

The average wage for a Kitchen Assistant, Restaurant is $10.07 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$8.43 - $14.37
$8
$10
$14
MEDIAN: $10.08
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50%
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Hourly Data $0$19
Hourly Rate $8.43 - $14.37
Hourly Tips $0.32
Overtime $15.34
Annual Data $0$32K
Bonus $200.00
Total Pay (?
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$17,142 - $32,767
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 42

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Job Description for Kitchen Assistant, Restaurant

Kitchen assistants work in a variety of restaurants to perform basic food preparation, and they usually report to a head chef and ensure that he/she has everything needed to prepare food. They must always follow strict hygiene, health, and safety rules, and are often responsible for cleaning the kitchen and equipment, tools, counters, surfaces, and so on. They may also throw away garbage, wash dishes, and keep track of kitchen inventory to ensure that necessary ingredients and spices are always available.

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Kitchen Assistant, Restaurant Tasks

  • Monitor and ensure cleanliness and hygiene in the kitchen and supply areas.
  • Maintain a hygienic and brand-appropriate appearance.
  • Inventory stock and ensure all food stations are stocked appropriately.
  • Prepare ingredients, food, supplies, equipment and tableware.

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Key Stats for Kitchen Assistant, Restaurant

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
5%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Kitchen Assistant, Restaurant Salaries

Experienced
▲32%

Mid-Career
▲1%

National Average
$21,000

Entry-Level
▼1%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 24%
dental benefits
Dental: 17%
vision benefits
Vision: 21%
no benefits
None: 72%
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