The average hourly pay for a Kitchen Helper / Aide is $10.31.
What Do Kitchen Helper / Aides Do?
A kitchen helper/aide generally assists a cook in a restaurant or other food service establishment such as a school or an assisted living facility. In a cafeteria setting, a kitchen helper/aide may be expected to set up the dining area and kitchen to keep them tidy. Keeping the kitchen neat (including the counters, cooking area, refrigerators, and walls) is essential to ensure hygiene, and the kitchen helper/aide might also be tasked with serving food. They may also be responsible for washing di
Kitchen Helper / Aide Tasks
- Wash dishes and keep work surfaces clean and sanitary.
- Serve meals and set out food in dining areas.
- Assist with deliveries, inventory, food preparation and cleaning.
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What is the Pay by Experience Level for Kitchen Helper / Aides?
An entry-level Kitchen Helper / Aide with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $9.99 based on 22 salaries. An early career Kitchen Helper / Aide with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $10.24 based on 82 salaries. A mid-career Kitchen Helper / Aide with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $10.78 based on 30 salaries. An experienced Kitchen Helper / Aide with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $10.25 based on 16 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $12.
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