Information About Cooks And Food Preparation Workers

Hourly Income

On average, cooks and food preparation workers make $11.53 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
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

Annual Salaries

On average, cooks and food preparation workers make $23,990 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
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

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