How much do cooks in Portsmouth get paid?

Cooks in Portsmouth earn

£5.90-12.64 per hour

Based on 20 employee reviews

Cook salaries can range between £5.90-12.64 per hour in the Portsmouth area. This data is based on quiz results from 20 employees who live in and around Portsmouth.

What do top employers pay cooks?

Recent cook Jobs in Portsmouth

  1. Chef/Cook at Compass Group posted 7 days ago
  2. Chef/Cook (1 year relevant experience required) at Compass Group posted 13 hours ago
  3. Cook at KFC posted 10 days ago
  4. Cook/Baker at Caterlink posted 24 days ago
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How are people paid?

70%
by the hour
30%
an annual salary

Based on 20 employees

What contracts are people on?

42% report having zero hours contracts.
17% report having low hours contracts. (less than 16 hours)
25% report having part time contracts. (16-35 hours)
17% report having full time contracts. (more than 35 hours)

Based on 12 employees

What do cooks do?

Cooks have the job of preparing and cooking food for customers.

Cooks tend to work in kitchens that can be found in:

  • Nurseries
  • Schools
  • Colleges
  • Prisons
  • Hospitals
  • Cafes
  • Care homes
  • Canteens
  • Fast food restaurants

This type of job may involve:

  • Following menu plans and recipes
  • Cleaning and prepping ingredients for cooking
  • Using kitchen equipment
  • Preparing and plating up food
  • Maintaining hygiene and health and safety laws
  • Cleaning the kitchen
  • Working as part of a kitchen team

You may have to work early mornings, late nights, on weekends and bank holidays.

If you want to apply for a cook job, you might need the following:

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