Avg. Salary
$12.68
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Prep Cook in Portland, Oregon is $12.68 per hour.

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$14.29
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Hourly Data $0$18
Hourly Rate $9.93 - $14.29
Hourly Tips $0.25
Overtime $17.78
Annual Data $0$32K
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XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$20,760 - $32,863
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 16

Job Description for Prep Cook

A prep cook works for a restaurant, caterer, or a similar food-service establishment. A prep cook works under a chef in an entry-level job that is often occupied by an individual who is also currently in culinary school. A prep cook's main tasks include performing preparatory work for the head chef. This includes such tasks as chopping vegetables, peeling potatoes, washing food items, and slicing and dicing food items needed by the head chef. In this way, the prep cook helps ensure the head chef can have prepared food items ready and at hand without needing to stop to prepare anything. A prep cook may also have the duty of preparing salads and breads, as well as salad dressings and sauces. Other responsibilities may include taking items from the freezer or refrigerator, as well as storing foods that need to be covered and properly put away. Prep cooks in general do not do dishwashing or substantial kitchen cleaning.

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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.

About Portland, Oregon

Multnomah County, Oregon
632,187
Male:
313,516 (49.6%)
Female:
318,671 (50.4%)
Portland (/ˈpɔːrtlənd/) is the largest city in the U.S. state of Oregon and the seat of Multnomah County. It is located in the Willamette Valley region of the Pacific Northwest, at the confluence of the Willamette and Columbia Rivers. The city covers 145 square miles (380 square kilometers) and had an estimated population of 632,309 in 2015, making it the 26th most populous city in the United States. Approximately 2,389,228 people live in the Portland metropolitan statistical area (MSA), the 23rd most populous MSA in the United States. Its Combined Statistical Area (CSA) ranks 17th with a population of 3,022,178. Roughly 60% of Oregon's population resides within the Portland metropolitan area. Named after the city on the coast of Maine, the Oregon settlement began to be populated in the 1830s near the end of the Oregon Trail. Its water access provided convenient transportation of goods, and the timber industry was a...
Portland:
$60,892
Oregon:
$54,148
$1,047
Portland:
$348,300
Oregon:
$264,100
4.5%

Prep Cook Job Listings

Key Stats for Prep Cook

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
12%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 45%
dental benefits
Dental: 27%
vision benefits
Vision: 36%
no benefits
None: 55%