Avg. Salary
$12.07
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Prep Cook in Las Vegas, Nevada is $12.07 per hour.

The average pay for a Prep Cook in Las Vegas, Nevada is {{pay}} per year.

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$8.52
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$12.07
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$18.38
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Hourly Data $0$19
Hourly Rate $8.52 - $18.38
Hourly Tips $1.00
Overtime $19.00
Annual Data $0$38K
Total Pay (?
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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$17,080 - $38,090
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 18

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 Las Vegas, Nevada

Clark County, Nevada
623,769
Male:
310,568 (49.8%)
Female:
313,201 (50.2%)
Las Vegas (/lɑːs ˈveɪɡəs/, Spanish for "The Meadows"), officially the City of Las Vegas and often known simply as Vegas, is the 29th-most populated city in the United States, the most populated city in the state of Nevada, and the county seat of Clark County. The city anchors the Las Vegas Valley metropolitan area and is the largest city within the greater Mojave Desert. Las Vegas is an internationally renowned major resort city known primarily for its gambling, shopping, fine dining, entertainment, and nightlife. It is the leading financial, commercial, and cultural center for Nevada. The city bills itself as The Entertainment Capital of the World, and is famous for its mega casino–hotels and associated activities. It is a top three destination in the United States for business conventions and a global leader in the hospitality industry, claiming more AAA Five Diamond hotels than any city in the world. Today, Las...
Las Vegas:
$49,676
Nevada:
$52,431
$983
Las Vegas:
$209,400
Nevada:
$221,400
5.7%

Prep Cook Job Listings

Key Stats for Prep Cook

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 40%
dental benefits
Dental: 30%
vision benefits
Vision: 30%
no benefits
None: 60%