A Sous Chef earns an average salary of £19,405 per year. 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. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
Sous Chef Total Pay (?
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£13,901 - £25,656
(Median)
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MEDIAN: £19,404
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Sous Chef Total Pay (?
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£5.98 - £9.26
(Median)
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MEDIAN: £7.00
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National Salary Data

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£0£9K£18K£27K
Salary
£13,901 - £25,656  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £2,506  
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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£13,173 - £25,274  
PayScale
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 16 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 417
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£5£10£15
Hourly Rate
£5.98 - £9.26  
   
Hourly Tips
£0.10 - £1.20  
Overtime
£5.83 - £14.63  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£10K£20K£30K
Bonus
£0.00 - £2,506  
   
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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£13,173 - £25,274  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 16 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 417
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Pay by Experience Level for Sous Chef
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
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Edinburgh
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Manchester
0%
National Average
₤19,000
Leicester
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Sous Chef Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?
Sous Chef in Bath:
"Don't become a chef unless you have no social life... "
Keep head strong and stay focused..
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Experience Affects Sous Chef Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 11%
Experienced
up arrow 10%
Mid-Career
up arrow 5%
National Average
₤19,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Skills That Affect Sous Chef Salaries

Team Leadership
up arrow 1%
National Average
₤19,000
cooking
up arrow 10%
People Management
up arrow 10%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
10%
female alumni
 
Male
90%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
6%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 6% dental benefits Dental: 2%
vision benefits Vision: 1% employee benefits None: 93%
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