A Head Chef earns an average salary of £24,792 per year.
Head Chef Total Pay (?
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£16,838 - £35,134
(Median)
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29K
35K
MEDIAN: £24,792
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Head Chef Total Pay (?
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£6.72 - £11.17
(Median)
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MEDIAN: £8.00
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National Salary Data

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£0£12K£24K£36K
Salary
£16,838 - £35,134  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £5,008  
Profit Sharing
£500 - £4,000  
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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£15,436 - £35,767  
PayScale
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 640
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£7£14£21
Hourly Rate
£6.72 - £11.17  
   
Hourly Tips
£0.23 - £1.26  
Overtime
£1.47 - £19.87  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£14K£28K£42K
Bonus
£0.00 - £5,008  
   
Profit Sharing
£500 - £4,000  
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).
)
£15,436 - £35,767  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 640
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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
up arrow 24%
Cambridge
up arrow 13%
Manchester
up arrow 10%
Exeter
up arrow 5%
National Average
₤24,000
Birmingham
up arrow 6%
Glasgow
up arrow 7%
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Head Chef Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?
Head Chef in Nottingham:
"Chef with all recipes!"
Keep your recipes don't be fool by your exployer-because that is your original/master copy!!!Don't surrender your soul!!
Head Chef in King's College London:
"how everything works"
Keep calm
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Experience Affects Head Chef Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 8%
Experienced
up arrow 7%
National Average
₤24,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 8%
Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Skills That Affect Head Chef Salaries

Food Preparation
up arrow 9%
National Average
₤24,000
Budget Management
up arrow 14%
Training
up arrow 19%
Organizing
up arrow 21%
Job Satisfaction
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Highly satisfied
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Gender
Female
8%
female alumni
 
Male
92%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
21%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 12% dental benefits Dental: 3%
vision benefits Vision: 2% employee benefits None: 88%
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