Head Chef/Cook Salary (United Kingdom)

A Head Chef/Cook earns an average wage of £7.61 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.
Head Chef/Cook Total Pay (?
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£12,832 - £28,370
(Median)
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MEDIAN: £19,874
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Head Chef/Cook Total Pay (?
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£6.12 - £10.11
(Median)
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MEDIAN: £7.00
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National Salary Data

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£0£10K£20K£30K
Salary
£12,832 - £28,370  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £2,987  
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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£12,892 - £26,506  
PayScale
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 185
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£6£12£18
Hourly Rate
£6.12 - £10.11  
   
Hourly Tips
£0.18 - £2.27  
Overtime
£0.00 - £15.15  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£12K£24K£36K
Bonus
£0.00 - £2,987  
   
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).
)
£12,892 - £26,506  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 185
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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Head Chef/Cook Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 7%
Late-Career
up arrow 5%
Mid-Career
up arrow 2%
National Average
₤18,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 8%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 13 votes.
Gender
Female
36%
female alumni
 
Male
64%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
20%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 7% dental benefits Dental: 4%
vision benefits Vision: 3% employee benefits None: 92%
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