A Head Chef earns an average salary of C$46,398 per year. A skill in Inventory Control is associated with high pay for this job. This job's pay does not change very much with experience.

C$36,224 - C$60,968
C$36K
C$46K
C$61K
MEDIAN: C$46,398
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50%
90%

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C$13.72 - C$24.88
C$14
C$19
C$25
MEDIAN: C$18.61
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$21KC$42KC$63K
Salary
C$36,224 - C$60,968  
   
Bonus
C$491.32 - C$8,000  
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$34,404 - C$61,271  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 137
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$11C$22C$33
Hourly Rate
C$13.72 - C$24.88  
   
Hourly Tips
C$0.00 - C$3.12  
Overtime
C$1.55 - C$31.36  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$22KC$44KC$66K
Bonus
C$491.32 - C$8,000  
   
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$34,404 - C$61,271  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 63

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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$44,952

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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
24 %
Male
76 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.
041
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
28%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Head Chef Salaries



National Average
C$45,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Skills That Affect Head Chef Salaries

Inventory Control
up arrow 20%

Training
up arrow 2%

National Average
C$45,000



People Management
up arrow 7%

Order Inventory
up arrow 13%

Operations Management
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
28%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 43%
dental benefits
Dental: 39%
vision benefits
Vision: 24%
dental benefits
None: 54%
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