Prep Cook/Dishwasher Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
Min 10%
Median 50%
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Ted's Montana Grill
Highest Paying City
Redmond, WA
Highest Paying State
Average Experience Level
1.5 years
How much does a prep cook/dishwasher make?
The national average salary for a Prep Cook/Dishwasher in the U.S. is $26,114 annually or $12.56 hourly. There is a huge gap between the top 10 percent earners and the bottom 10 percent earners -- about 10,000. The top 10 percent earn over $31,000, while the bottom 10 percent make less than $21,000 annually. Most Prep Cook/Dishwasher jobs are in Hospitality companies and Health Care companies. States with the highest Prep Cook/Dishwasher salaries include Washington, Massachusetts, Hawaii, Oregon, and Alaska. The typical tenure for a Prep Cook/Dishwasher is 1.5 years.
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Average Prep Cook/Dishwasher Salary By Location

Prep Cook/Dishwashers in the US makes an average salary of $26,114 per year or $12.56 per hour. The city with the highest Prep Cook/Dishwasher salary is Redmond, WA at $31,765 per year. Not only that, Redmond, WA also has an average entry-level salary of $25,000. Some of the states with the best Prep Cook/Dishwasher salaries are Washington, Massachusetts, Hawaii, Oregon, Alaska, California, and New Jersey. On the other hand, South Carolina, Arkansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, and West Virginia report the lowest wages for Prep Cook/Dishwashers.

Map of Prep Cook/Dishwasher Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Prep Cook/Dishwashers earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Average Prep Cook/Dishwasher Salary By Company

Prep Cook/Dishwashers report their job security as good. Just as in every field, some employers pay higher wages than others. Hospitality companies and Health Care companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. Ted's Montana Grill and Sunrise Senior Living Management are the best paying companies for Prep Cook/Dishwashers. Companies like Winchester Hospital and New Community also pay high salaries to their Prep Cook/Dishwashers.

Prep Cook/Dishwasher Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Prep Cook/Dishwasher Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Prep Cook/Dishwasher can range from $21,886 to $26,535 depending on the amount of work experience that the person has. Data on how experience level affects salary is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

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