Average Kitchen Worker Hourly Pay

$10.09
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$98
Bonus
$800
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The average hourly pay for a Kitchen Worker is $10.09.
10%
$7.97
MEDIAN
$10.09
90%
$13.53
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Hourly Rate
$8 - $14
Bonus
$5 - $4,848
Profit Sharing
$0 - $800
Total Pay
$16,688 - $29,068
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What Do Kitchen Workers Do?

Kitchen Worker Tasks
  • Clean and organize all china, glass and silverware.
  • Serve food and collaborate with other staff.
  • Handle and store food according to food safety guidelines.
  • Operate and maintain dishwasher.
  • Maintain a hygienic kitchen, cleaning and sanitizing all work and food stations.

Job Satisfaction for Kitchen Worker

3.6 out of 5
(79)
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Popular Employer Salaries for Kitchen Worker

The top respondents for the job title Kitchen Worker are from the companies Chick-Fil-A Inc, Casey's General Stores, Inc. and Hy-Vee, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Hy-Vee, Inc. where the average pay is $10.00. Casey's General Stores, Inc. pays the lowest at around $9.74.

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What is the Pay by Experience Level for Kitchen Workers?

An entry-level Kitchen Worker with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $9.48 based on 37 salaries. An early career Kitchen Worker with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $9.97 based on 217 salaries. A mid-career Kitchen Worker with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $10.62 based on 48 salaries. An experienced Kitchen Worker with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $11.11 based on 40 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $12.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Kitchen Worker in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 21.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Las Vegas, Nevada (20.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (18.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 352 survey responses.
Entry Level
10.5%
Early Career
61.6%
Mid Career
13.6%
Experienced
11.4%
Late Career
2.8%