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Kitchen Worker Salary

$25,082 (USD)

Average Salary

$12/hr

Average Hourly

$958

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 15, 2019

The average pay for a Kitchen Worker is $25,082 a year and $12 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Kitchen Worker is between $19,852 and $29,166. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Kitchen Worker. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Keeps kitchen work areas and restaurant equipment and utensils in clean and orderly condition.
  • Sweeps and mops floors.
  • Washes worktables, walls, refrigerators, and meat blocks.
  • Sorts and takes out recycling and garbage, placing them in designated containers.
Kitchen Worker Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Dishwashers

Job family population: 504,770

Estimated population of Kitchen Worker jobs: 84,524

Rate of error: 1.0%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$29,078
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Kitchen Worker Job Listings for United States

Kitchen Workers / Dishwashers
Dec 11
Dublin, CA, USA
Culinary Staffing of America, Inc.
OPEN POSITIONS: · Kitchen workers - Dishwashers SERV-SAFE, FOOD HANDLER CARD, TIPS OR LEAD CARDS are all a plus at the time of hire! If you don't have the required credentials, don't worry, Culinary ...
Cook
Dec 6
West Linn, United States
Market of Choice - West Linn, OR
Training new kitchen workers and assistants * Prepare deep fried, baked, stove top foods, and salads * Maintain positive relations with customers, vendors and employees * Maintain Health and Safety ...
Breakfast and/or Dinner Cook
Nov 20
Healy, United States
Camp Denali
The single entree guest dinner or breakfast is served and plated from the kitchen. Working and living as a member of a small close-knit community is an essential part of the summer experience, and ...
Kitchen Staff
Dec 11
Portland, OR, USA
Edible Arrangements - Portland Oregon
We're looking for Fruit Experts who love working in a clean kitchen, have experience in the restaurant industry and who want to be a part of making people happy with our signature fruit arrangements
FT Food Service Worker - Chandler - 2019-2020 School Year
Dec 2
Chandler, AZ, USA
Legacy Traditional Schools/Vertex Education
Food Service Worker Classification: Exempt Position Department/Campus: Any LTS Campus Reports To ... Operate all kitchen equipment. * Prep food for next day. * Cater on half-days when requested

The average pay for a Kitchen Worker is $25,082 a year and $12 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Kitchen Worker is between $19,852 and $29,166. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Kitchen Worker. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Kitchen Workers / Dishwashers
Dec 11
Dublin, CA, USA
Culinary Staffing of America, Inc.
OPEN POSITIONS: · Kitchen workers - Dishwashers SERV-SAFE, FOOD HANDLER CARD, TIPS OR LEAD CARDS are all a plus at the time of hire! If you don't have the required credentials, don't worry, Culinary ...
Cook
Dec 6
West Linn, United States
Market of Choice - West Linn, OR
Training new kitchen workers and assistants * Prepare deep fried, baked, stove top foods, and salads * Maintain positive relations with customers, vendors and employees * Maintain Health and Safety ...
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