Avg. Salary
$10.24
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Prep Cook in Salt Lake City, Utah is $10.24 per hour.

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Hourly Data $0$13
Hourly Rate $9.00 - $12.75
Hourly Tips $0.00
Overtime $13.90
Annual Data $0$28K
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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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$18,720 - $28,520
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 14

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 Salt Lake City, Utah

Salt Lake County, Utah
192,660
Male:
98,364 (51.1%)
Female:
94,296 (48.9%)
Salt Lake City, often shortened to Salt Lake or SLC, is the capital and the most populous municipality of the U.S. state of Utah. With an estimated population of 190,884 in 2014, the city lies at the core of the Salt Lake City metropolitan area, which has a total population of 1,153,340 (2014 estimate). Salt Lake City is further situated within a larger metropolis known as the Salt Lake City-Ogden-Provo Combined Statistical Area. This region is a corridor of contiguous urban and suburban development stretched along an approximately 120-mile (190 km) segment of the Wasatch Front, comprising a total population of 2,423,912 as of 2014. It is one of only two major urban areas in the Great Basin (the other is Reno, Nevada), and the largest in the Intermountain West. The city was founded in 1847 by Brigham Young, Isaac Morley, George Washington Bradley and numerous other Mormon followers, who extensively irrigated...
Salt Lake City:
$48,761
Utah:
$62,912
$840
Salt Lake City:
$262,400
Utah:
$234,600
3.3%

Prep Cook Job Listings

Key Stats for Prep Cook

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
71%
5-9 years
7%
10-19 years
14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
71%
5-9 years
7%
10-19 years
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 20%
dental benefits
Dental: 10%
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 80%