A Head Chef earns an average salary of C$46,165 per year. A skill in Inventory Control is associated with high pay for this job. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

C$35,793 - C$62,395
C$36K
C$46K
C$62K
MEDIAN: C$46,161
10%
50%
90%
C$13.95 - C$24.79
C$14
C$18
C$25
MEDIAN: C$18.17
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$62K
Salary C$35,793 - C$62,395
Bonus C$494.93 - C$10,186
Profit Sharing C$5,087
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$33,048 - C$61,797
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 137
Hourly Data C$0C$31
Hourly Rate C$13.95 - C$24.79
Hourly Tips C$0.00 - C$5.97
Overtime C$14.68 - C$31.03
Annual Data C$0C$61K
Bonus C$494.93 - C$10,186
Profit Sharing C$5,087
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$33,048 - C$61,797
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 85

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Pay by Experience Level for Head Chef

Pay by Experience for a Head Chef has a positive trend. An entry-level Head Chef with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$41,000 based on 39 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Head Chef with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$43,000 based on 67 salaries. An experienced Head Chef which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$44,000 based on 104 salaries. A Head Chef with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$48,000 based on 53 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$44,854

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Head Chef Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Head Chef?

Head Chef in Calgary:
"Take all that is thrown at you with a grain of salt."
Love what you do with a passion other wise this industry will eat you alive.have massive amounts of patients, and be loving to the servers even if they are not to wise. Give back what you are knowledgeable in other wise you will never grow in this industry.

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Key Stats for Head Chef

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 34 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
27%
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Experience Affects Head Chef Salaries

▲6%

National Average
C$45,000

▼2%

▼4%

Entry-Level
▼8%

Skills That Affect Head Chef Salaries

Inventory Control
▲20%

Training
▲3%

National Average
C$45,000

Cost Accounting
▼1%



People Management
▼6%

Order Inventory
▼13%

Operations Management
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 34 votes.

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 43%
dental benefits
Dental: 38%
vision benefits
Vision: 24%
no benefits
None: 55%
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