Average Prep Cook Hourly Pay in Chicago, Illinois

$12.85
Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
10%
$10.44
MEDIAN
$12.85
90%
$16.30

The average hourly pay for a Prep Cook is $12.85

Hourly Rate
$10 - $16
Total Pay
$22k - $35k
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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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Gender Breakdown

Male
61.5%
Female
38.5%
This data is based on 13 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

40%

Dental

27%

Vision

27%

None

60%