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Sous Chef Salary

A Sous Chef earns an average salary of £19,799 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. A skill in Chef (Opscode) is associated with high pay for this job.
£14,448 - £26,729
(Median)
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27K
MEDIAN: £19,799
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£6.09 - £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
£14,448 - £26,729  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £2,064  
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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£13,672 - £25,688  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 10 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 381
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£5£10£15
Hourly Rate
£6.09 - £9.26  
   
Hourly Tips
£0.11 - £1.36  
Overtime
£6.11 - £13.32  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£10K£20K£30K
Bonus
£0.00 - £2,064  
   
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).
)
£13,672 - £25,688  
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 10 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 151
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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

Sous Chef Reviews

What is it like working as a Sous Chef?
Sous Chef in Canterbury:
"Very Rewarding, But Hard And Stressful."
Pros: Being able to please people, and working with food.
Cons: Long unsocial hours, hard work, low pay. No perks.
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..

Related Job Salaries

Experience Affects Sous Chef Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 9%

Late-Career
up arrow 7%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
₤19,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Skills That Affect Sous Chef Salaries

Chef (Opscode)
up arrow 30%

National Average
₤19,000

Team Leadership
up arrow 2%

People Management
up arrow 5%

cooking
up arrow 12%

Food Preparation
up arrow 20%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 70 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 8% dental benefits Dental: 3%
vision benefits Vision: 2% employee benefits None: 90%