Prep Cook Salary

How much does a Prep Cook make in the United States?
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$24,435 (USD)/yr

Average Base Salary

$12 (USD)/hr

Average Hourly Rate

$340 (USD)/yr

Average Bonus
The average prep cook salary in United States is $24,435 or an equivalent hourly rate of $12. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $340. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Salary by Experience

$19,389 (USD)

Entry Level Salary

$28,363 (USD)

Senior Level Salary

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