Average Experienced Prep Cook Hourly Pay

$12.43
Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
10%
$9.65
MEDIAN
$12.43
90%
$16.26

The average hourly pay for a Prep Cook is $12.43

Hourly Rate
$10 - $16
Bonus
$97 - $2k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $950
Total Pay
$20k - $34k
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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

Female
53.9%
Male
45.5%
Prefer to self-define
0.6%
This data is based on 165 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

35%

Dental

27%

Vision

22%

None

65%