How much does a Cook's Helper make in the United States? The average Cook's Helper salary in the United States is $29,240 as of September 25, 2020, but the range typically falls between $26,000 and $33,190. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Job Description

The Cook's Helper may be responsible for cleaning, maintenance of kitchen area and cooking equipment, collecting garbage and grocery item inventory. Prepares and cooks meats, fish, poultry, gravies, cereals, soups, vegetables and other foods according to proper preparations methods. Being a Cook's Helper typically reports to a supervisor or manager. May require a high school diploma or its equivalent. Being a Cook's Helper gains or has attained full proficiency in a specific area of discipline. Works under moderate supervision. Working as a Cook's Helper typically requires 1-3 years of related experience. (Copyright 2020

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