Cooks And Food Preparation Workers

How Much Do Cooks And Food Preparation Workers Make?

On average, cooks and food preparation workers make $11.53 per hour or $23,990 per year in the United States.

What Is the Typical Hourly Income for Cooks And Food Preparation Workers?

Hourly income for Cooks and food preparation workers in the United States compared with other, similar careers.
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Cooks and food preparation workers $8.44 $9.27 $10.80 $13.18 $15.87
Food preparation and serving related occupations $8.28 $8.94 $10.01 $12.34 $16.92
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

What Is the Typical Annual Salary for Cooks And Food Preparation Workers?

Annual salary for Cooks and food preparation workers in the United States compared with other, similar careers.
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Cooks and food preparation workers $17,550 $19,280 $22,460 $27,420 $33,000
Food preparation and serving related occupations $17,220 $18,600 $20,810 $25,680 $35,200
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics