Average Prep Cook Hourly Pay

$11.84
Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
10%
$8.97
MEDIAN
$11.84
90%
$15.18

The average hourly pay for a Prep Cook is $11.84

Hourly Rate
$9 - $15
Bonus
$8 - $1k
Profit Sharing
$1 - $5k
Total Pay
$19k - $32k
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What Do Prep Cooks Do?

Prep Cook Tasks
  • Follow standard procedures to prepare ingredients and food products.
  • Interact with customers and team courteously.
  • Maintain a hygienic environment and personal appearance.
  • Set up and break down equipment, materials, and ingredients.
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Job Satisfaction for Prep Cook

3.6 out of 5
(480)
Highly Satisfied
48Reviews
Based on 480 responses, the job of Prep Cook has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.6 out of 5. On average, Prep Cooks are highly satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Male
49.8%
Female
49.7%
Prefer to self-define
0.5%
This data is based on 851 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

28%

Dental

21%

Vision

18%

None

71%