Average Prep Cook Hourly Pay in Newark, New Jersey

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The average hourly pay for a Prep Cook in Newark, New Jersey is $11.40.
MEDIAN $11.40
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Hourly Rate
$11 - $12
Total Pay
$21,847 - $24,712

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Job Description for Prep Cook

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.

Prep Cook Job Listings

Employees with Prep Cook in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 25.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (7.3% more) and Los Angeles, California (6.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (9.4% less) and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (8.1% less).