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Best states for a Prep Cook

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Pay, benefits, and opportunities vary greatly by place, and it's no different for Prep Cooks.

We found that Nevada is the best state in the nation for Prep Cooks, and people in Falmouth earn the most in the field.

To do that, we looked at the most recent data we have available for the following criteria -- average annual wages, and availability of jobs for Prep Cooks.

We found that the South is best for Prep Cooks, and the West is the worst.

McMurray is the best city in the country for Prep Cook jobs, where as Nevada is the best state in the country.

The 10 Best States in America For Prep Cooks in 2019

  1. Nevada
  2. Minnesota
  3. Vermont
  4. Massachusetts
  5. Wyoming
  6. Rhode Island
  7. Washington
  8. Hawaii
  9. Nebraska
  10. Alaska
  • (434 jobs)
  • (1,072 jobs)
  • (83 jobs)
  • (811 jobs)
  • (73 jobs)
  • (121 jobs)
  • (857 jobs)
  • (157 jobs)
  • (245 jobs)
  • (60 jobs)

In order to bring you the best states for Prep Cooks, we figured that the states needed to not only have ample job openings for Prep Cooks, but also high pay, and good career prospects.

To determine the above criteria, we looked at the our most recent data, and then we ranked each of the 50 states from best to worst for Prep Cooks.

Below is the list of best cities for Prep Cook jobs ranked from 1 to 50.

If you're interested, you can read more about the job scene here:

The 10 Best States For Prep Cooks in 2019

1. Nevada

Total Prep Cook Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
434 $21,921 $15,000 $31,000 1.55
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Prep Cook Jobs in Nevada

2. Minnesota

Total Prep Cook Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1,072 $20,920 $14,000 $29,000 1.2
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Prep Cook Jobs in Minnesota

3. Vermont

Total Prep Cook Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
83 $22,196 $15,000 $31,000 0.88
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Prep Cook Jobs in Vermont

4. Massachusetts

Total Prep Cook Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
811 $25,482 $17,000 $37,000 0.62
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Prep Cook Jobs in Massachusetts

5. Wyoming

Total Prep Cook Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
73 $20,920 $14,000 $29,000 1.07
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Prep Cook Jobs in Wyoming

6. Rhode Island

Total Prep Cook Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
121 $21,928 $15,000 $31,000 0.87
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Prep Cook Jobs in Rhode Island

7. Washington

Total Prep Cook Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
857 $23,323 $16,000 $33,000 0.75
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Prep Cook Jobs in Washington

8. Hawaii

Total Prep Cook Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
157 $22,455 $15,000 $32,000 1.48
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Prep Cook Jobs in Hawaii

9. Nebraska

Total Prep Cook Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
245 $20,223 $14,000 $28,000 1.13
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Prep Cook Jobs in Nebraska

10. Alaska

Total Prep Cook Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
60 $21,399 $15,000 $30,000 0.84
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Prep Cook Jobs in Alaska

HOW WE DETERMINED THE BEST STATES TO BE a Prep Cook

You can read about how the best state rankings are calculated here.

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