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$35,983 - C$60,588
C$36K
C$46K
C$61K
MEDIAN: C$46,165
10%
50%
90%

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C$13.48 - C$25.01
C$13
C$18
C$25
MEDIAN: C$18.20
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$21KC$42KC$63K
Salary
C$35,983 - C$60,588  
   
Bonus
C$487.22 - C$5,152  
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$33,522 - C$60,828  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 135
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$11C$22C$33
Hourly Rate
C$13.48 - C$25.01  
   
Hourly Tips
C$0.00 - C$3.68  
Overtime
C$3.25 - C$31.25  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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C$0C$22KC$44KC$66K
Bonus
C$487.22 - C$5,152  
   
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).
)
C$33,522 - C$60,828  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 64
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Pay by Experience Level for Head Chef

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$44,678

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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
28 %
Male
72 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
27%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Head Chef Salaries

▲7%

National Average
C$45,000

▼2%

▼4%

Entry-Level
▼8%

Skills That Affect Head Chef Salaries

Inventory Control
▲21%

Training
▲3%

National Average
C$45,000


Cost Accounting
▼1%


People Management
▼6%

Order Inventory
▼12%

Operations Management
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 45%
dental benefits
Dental: 39%
vision benefits
Vision: 25%
dental benefits
None: 53%
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